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Teeth Whitening

If you have discolored teeth or are dissatisfied with over-the-counter whitening products, you may be seeking a more effective solution.

Teeth whitening has become popular for its fast and safe results. Your teeth can become up to seven shades whiter with our treatment.

At 38th Street Dental in Austin, TX, Dr. Mike Meek and Dr. David Tasch can enhance your smile with professional teeth whitening.

Professional At-Home Teeth Whitening

At 38th Street Dental in Austin, TX, our dentists offer Opalescence PF take-home teeth whitening, which features a professional-strength bleaching gel that contains carbamide peroxide, potassium nitrate, and fluoride. These ingredients can eliminate deep stains while also minimizing sensitivity. The custom-made trays are ideal for longer wear throughout the day and overnight. Opalescence whitening gel is available in different flavors and concentrations, so you can find the right one for your needs. 

To whiten at home, you will wear the whitening trays for a specified period of time each day. Depending on your individual needs, you may wear your trays for as little as 15 minutes or overnight. In just 10 days, you can have a smile up to seven shades brighter.

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This approach to whitening is much safer and more effective than over-the-counter bleaching products.

Advantages of Take-Home Whitening Kits

More Effective Than OTC Products

Our take-home kits provide the convenience of over-the-counter whitening products, but with more effective results. Over-the-counter products such as whitening toothpastes cannot match the professional strength and safety of dentist-prescribed and -supervised whitening systems.

Whiten Your Teeth On Your Schedule

By treating your teeth for as little as 15 minutes per day for 10 days, you will be able to see a dramatic difference in your smile. And you can feel confident knowing you are not damaging your teeth with over-the-counter products such as abrasive whitening toothpastes. Many patients with teeth sensitivity prefer this more gradual and conservative option over in-office whitening treatments.

Easy Touch-Up Treatments

Once you have reached your desired shade, you can easily maintain your results with touch-up treatments. You can continue using your customized trays and will simply need to purchase more bleaching gel at our Austin practice for regular upkeep. This also provides a significant time savings compared to in-office whitening.

Hydrogen Peroxide vs. Carbamide Peroxide

Over-the-counter, at-home, and in-office teeth whitening products contain varying concentrations of hydrogen peroxide or carbamide peroxide to whiten the teeth. Opalescence PF take-home whitening products contain five different concentrations of the bleaching agent carbamide peroxide, which releases its whitening agents over a longer duration of time. Conversely, most in-office, hydrogen peroxide-based treatments release their whitening power within the first hour of treatment.


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Dr. Meek is my favorite dentist of all I’ve seen in my many years! The office staff and the hygienists are all so nice, as well as organized - I always feel like I am in good hands!

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38th Street Dental

38th Street Dental in Austin, TX, utilizes the latest proven technology to provide you personalized dental care. Dr. Meek and Dr. Tasch are members of local and national dental associations, including:

  • The American Dental Association
  • The Texas Dental Association
  • The Academy of General Dentistry
  • The Capital Area Dental Society

To schedule an appointment, call us at (512) 458-6222 or contact us online today!

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1500 W 38th St
Ste 56
Austin, TX 78731

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