What is Teeth Whitening?

Teeth whitening is a process that involves the use of bleaching agents to break up stains and discoloration located in the tooth enamel. There are many different teeth whitening methods and systems; however, the most efficient and effective ways to whiten teeth are only available through a dentist’s office. At True Dentistry, we offer state-of-the-art in-office teeth whitening treatments in addition to professional take-home whitening kits that utilize clinical-strength teeth bleaching agents to help patients achieve noticeably whiter smiles.

“ Thank you True Dentistry for removing every last coffee stain and making my smile bright again.”
- Lisa M.

Benefits of Teeth Whitening

Professional teeth whitening options can significantly enhance the color of your teeth and give them a whiter, more refreshed appearance. Our professional strength whitening options are much more effective than over-the-counter treatments, and they often result in lightening teeth by up to eight shades or more. Our in-office procedures are virtually painless and you can see the results right after treatment, while our at-home kits allow you the convenience of whitening your teeth on your own time.

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In-Office Opalescence® Boost Teeth Whitening

To help restore bright, gleaming smiles, we use the prescription-strength Opalescence® Boost Teeth Whitening System. This easy, in-office cosmetic dentistry procedure combines powerful 38% hydrogen peroxide whitening gel to penetrate tooth enamel and effectively bleach the teeth, and a fluoride solution, which combats tooth sensitivity and strengthens tooth enamel. In about an hour teeth can become significantly whiter. The procedure is often considered comfortable, and the results are immediate. It will not harm your teeth, gums, or dental work.

Take-Home Teeth Whitening

As one of the most effective and popular cosmetic dentistry solutions available to our patients, our take-home teeth whitening kits enable you to brighten your smile in the privacy of your own home. We offer both the KöR® whitening system and the Opalescence® whitening system as at-home options for our patients:


The KöR® at-home whitening system uses specially made KöR-Seal trays and strong, patented whitening gels to provide between six to ten hours of whitening activity with each use. This advanced whitening technology breaks down deep enamel stains to reveal a brilliantly white smile. It takes just about two weeks to receive the customized KöR-Seal trays after your initial appointment, and then you can begin your whitening treatments at home. Our cosmetic dentists will instruct you on exactly how to use the trays and gel for optimal results.


During your appointment, a series of custom take-home whitening trays will be made for you. These trays hold the patented Opalescence® gel and fit comfortably in your mouth as you whiten. Your dentist will help you decide which Opalescence® formula is best for achieving your goals. It is important to follow his instructions closely in order to achieve the best results. The duration and frequency of your teeth whitening treatments will vary depending on the severity of your discoloration; however, many patients achieve noticeable results in a fairly quick period of time.

FAQs about Teeth Whitening

Contact True Dentistry

If you would like more information on our teeth whitening treatments, or if you would like to schedule a consultation with Dr. Willardsen or one of our dentists to talk more about your options, please contact True Dentistry.

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