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Do your pearly whites lack their usual luster? If so, you are not alone. Teeth whitening is one of the most popular dental treatments in the dental field today. Because professional teeth whitening is still the most effective method of brightening your smile, our dentist, Dr. Carole Gleich, is pleased to offer this treatment for our patients in Lees Summit, Missouri, seeking to remove unsightly stains and whiten their teeth.

You may be wondering why your teeth become discolored. There are actually a variety of factors which can change a tooth’s color, including the normal aging process, excessive fluoridation, tobacco use, medications you may be taking, illness, genetic defects, even just your day-to-day consumption of darker beverages like tea, coffee, soda or red wine can alter your¬†teeth’s coloration.

First, your dentist will examine your smile. This is to determine whether your gums and teeth are healthy enough to receive a bleaching treatment, and, to assess whether your tooth stains or discoloration can be noticeably whitened. When you come in for your teeth whitening treatment, Dr. Carole Gleich will start by protecting the gums with a shield. Next, a bleaching agent or whitening gel will be applied to your teeth.

When you come in for your teeth whitening treatment, Dr. Carole Gleich will protect the gums with a shield, and apply a bleaching agent or whitening gel to your tooth surface. Depending on the condition of your teeth, they may be whitened in as little as one visit to our office.

Whether you prefer an in-office whitening treatment or an at-home treatment, our whitening treatment successfully brightens yellowed, discolored teeth while safely removing stubborn stains. Our Summit Village Family Dental is happy to help to help you restore your beautiful smile. Call 816-287-5650 today, and we will help you bring back your shine in Lees Summit, Missouri!