Teeth Whitening

What is the safest way to whiten teeth?

The safest way to whiten the teeth is, in my opinion, using whitening trays. We use a hydrogen peroxide solution that effectively removes the intrinsic stain from the teeth.

Does whitening teeth have any side effects?

Whitening doesn't have many side effects. We're simply removing the intrinsic stain from the teeth. Maybe during the whitening, patients might experience some temporary sensitivity, which does go away. The end result is a bright white smile.

How is professional teeth whitening done?

Professional teeth whitening is completed in about an hour. A trained dental professional applies a whitening gel on the teeth, and the patient leaves within an hour with a beautiful, bright smile.

How many times can you whiten your teeth professionally?

You can whiten your teeth professionally multiple times. Over time, as we eat and drink, teeth can restain. After a year or so, we can refresh, re-whiten the teeth to maintain their brightness.

How can I extend the results of a teeth whitening treatment?

To extend the results of a teeth whitening treatment, I recommend using a take-home whitening trace. We offer these to our patients as part of the treatment. They're easy to use and great for maintaining your bright smile.

Why is teeth whitening best done at the dentist's office?

Whitening is best done in the dentist's office. Not everything should be a do-it-yourself project. We know how to correctly perform the treatment to ensure you end up with a great result.

How can I schedule a teeth whitening appointment?

You can schedule a teeth whitening appointment at my office by calling (941) 877-5262. My team will assist you in achieving the smile that you've always wanted.


Eating and drinking discolor teeth – top culprits: coffee, tea, red wine, and soda. Teeth also naturally darken as we age. But you don’t need to put up with a dingy smile–if your teeth have lost their sparkle, we’d love to help!

Getting your smile back to its former glory is often as simple as having a professional whitening treatment. At Simply Smiles, we use top-quality whitening products that produce outstanding results.

Ever tried over-the-counter whitening kits? Then you’ll already know that they’re ineffective at best and damaging to your teeth at worst. That’s why we always suggest professional whitening.

Every treatment is fully customized to minimize side effects and get you the results you want, specifically tooth stain removal with safe teeth whitening options. In-office treatments are excellent for providing an immediately whiter smile, but many of our patients seem to prefer our take-home whitening kits (more about them below!).

In-house whitening involves a single trip to the office. You might have to wear your trays for a while, but we’ll provide entertainment and good company all through the wait for your brighter smile!

Teeth bleaching can produce excellent results, but if you have a lot of fillings, crowns, or veneers, it might not be your best option. Neither in-house whitening nor our take-home trays will change the color of restorations like crowns and fillings like they will for natural teeth.To ensure your pursuit of a whiter smile isn’t a waste of your time and money, we’ll make sure you have a consultation with Dr. Gekht or Dr. Rivera before we give you the thumbs up to get started. During that complimentary consult, the doctor can go over your options and tell you what she thinks is your best path to a whiter smile.

Learn more about whitening options available at Simply Smiles

Sarasota, Florida, area patients considering professional whitening can contact our practice at (941) 877-5262 to schedule an appointment with our team at 2750 Stickney Point Rd Suite 107, Sarasota, FL 34231. We are open to new and established patients in our state-of-the-art dental facility and look forward to meeting you!

At a young age our teeth are healthy white. But overtime the enamel coating the tooth is so slowly worn down. Causing our teeth to become stained and yellow, which is why teeth whitening is become increasingly popular today. There are a few methods for whitening. They include at home and in office. With in office treatments, you will see faster results, receive the safest treatment for bleaching the teeth, and yield the whitest smile. So, don’t settle for teeth that have become stained from years of coffee drinking, tobacco use, or just aging. Ask your dentist about whitening options that may be right you.