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Teeth Whitening

Dark stains and yellow tooth discoloration can distract from your natural beauty and make you feel self-conscious about your smile.

Fortunately, there is an easy solution. Teeth whitening can dramatically brighten tooth enamel and give you a smile you want to show off.

Smiles for Life Dental Care can give you a dazzling smile at our offices in the greater Harrisonburg and Staunton, VA, region...

Are Patients Who Choose Teeth Whitening Happy With Their Results?

Patients who undergo professional whitening are amazed by how fast and easy their treatment is. In one short appointment, our dentists can transform your appearance and help you look and feel like the best version of yourself.
Close up of Mary Anhold's discolored teeth
Before Teeth Whitening
Close up of Mary Anhold's bright white teeth
After Teeth Whitening

Benefits of Professional Whitening


Our Harrisonburg-area offices use the Smile Perfected™ whitening system to break down surface stains with unprecedented speed. In-office treatment takes just 20 minutes and can whiten your teeth by multiple shades.


Teeth whitening is one of the least expensive treatments in dentistry, making it accessible for patients on any budget. If you don't want to pay for the entire treatment upfront, we are happy to accept flexible financing through CareCredit®, LendingClub®, and more.


Teeth whitening is a non-invasive procedure that carries virtually no risk of serious side effects. Even patients with tooth and gum sensitivity can undergo teeth whitening without damaging their enamel or experiencing any pain.


Some people spend hundreds of dollars on store-bought whitening treatments that simply do not work. Make the most of your time and money by investing in a professional treatment that is proven to deliver noticeable and long-lasting results.

What Are You Waiting For? Get Started on Your Whitening Treatment Today

There is basically no downside to getting professional teeth whitening. The results can help you feel more confident, make a good impression, and look your best in pictures. Don't go through life hiding your smile. When your teeth shine brightly, so do you. Get started on custom whitening treatment today at Smiles For Life Dental Care.

Patients in the greater Harrisonburg region can schedule treatment online at our Staunton or Bridgewater offices, or call us at:

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"Many thanks-I barely felt a thing today!"


Marty Simmers


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Five stars are easy to give when the quality of care and expertise reach the levels I have always received from Dr. Mac and each of his staff. For over 20 years they have been helping me care for my teeth. I am grateful, blessed and fortunate to live in their are of dental practice! Many thanks-I barely felt a thing today!

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Tehya Dean


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after being a patient for about a year, I have to say I am very impressed with the dental care I receive each appointment. The drs and staff make me feel very comfortable and provide great care to me and my teeth

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How Does Professional Whitening Work?

Illustration of teeth whitening process. A barrier protects the gums and a powerful LED Lamp activates the whitening gel.
During a professional whitening treatment, your dentist applies a special gel to the front surface of the teeth. An LED light activates the bleaching agent in the gel which penetrates the enamel and targets deep surface stains. The Smile Perfected system takes about 20 minutes to break down discoloration and whiten your teeth by several shades.

The Smile Perfected System

Smiles for Life Dental Care offers the easy and effective Smile Perfected whitening system to patients around Harrisonburg, VA. Treatment consists of two parts: in-office and take-home whitening.

In-Office Whitening

You begin your treatment with a powerful in-office bleaching procedure. Your dentist will clean your teeth and apply protective vitamin E oil to the lips and gums to prevent sensitivity. Next, we place dental trays pre-filled with whitening gel on the upper and lower arches, and then position your teeth under a special LED lamp. The light triggers the active ingredients in the whitening agent, causing stains to break down and dissolve. In about 20 minutes, your dentist removes the trays and washes off the residual gel to complete the procedure. Depending on your goals, we can repeat the in-office whitening treatment several times until your teeth reach an optimal shade of white.

Take-Home Whitening

Once you are satisfied with the results, you can maintain your tooth color with the Smile Perfected take-home pen. The pen contains a whitening gel that is easy to apply even in hard-to-reach parts of your teeth. Simply twist the bottom of the pen to release the gel into the applicator tip and brush evenly over the surface enamel. Next, place the protective trays over your upper and lower dental arch to hold the gel in position. In about 20 minutes, you can remove the trays and rinse off your teeth. While the take-home whitening gel has a lower concentration of bleaching gel than the in-office alternative, make sure to use the pen as directed to avoid causing dental sensitivity.

Looking for More Dramatic Enhancement? Consider a Smile Makeover

Many of our Harrisonburg patients choose to combine teeth whitening with additional forms of dentistry in a comprehensive smile makeover. Our dental offices in Staunton and Bridgewater offer a wide selection of cosmetic procedures to achieve your unique goals. After you meet with one of our dentists for a personalized consultation, we will design a treatment plan tailored to your needs.

These customized procedures often use whitening to further enhance the results of porcelain veneers, orthodontics, gum contouring, and more. Ask about a smile makeover during your next visit and find out what we can do for you.

Woman after teeth whitening comparing different shades of veneers in a dental office
Combining multiple dentistry procedures into one streamlined treatment is a fast and cost-effective way to get the aesthetic results you desire.

"I could not have had better care."


Dianne Grimm


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Wow! Wow! Wow! My teeth are beautiful.. I could not have had better care. Dr. McIntyre and his team are the best!

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Crissy Brown


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Dr. Whiting is so sweet! He listens and shows he cares about your needs. He is so gentle and does a great job!

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Smiles for Life Dental Care

The team of highly trained doctors at Smiles for Life wants to help you achieve and maintain a healthy smile for a lifetime. Because we want every patient to have access to the advanced treatments offered at our practice, we accept many insurance and financing options, including: 

  • Medicare 
  • Compassionate Finance™
  • CareCredit®
  • LendingClub®
  • Smile Rewards 

To get started, call our Bridgewater office at (540) 828-2312 or request an appointment online.

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