Teeth Whitening

Dentist in Baltimore, MD

At the dental office of Dr. Garcia and Associates, we are the teeth whitening specialists. We provide teeth whitening solutions for patients to brighten their smiles. Teeth whitening may be a great option if you who have stained, dull or discolored teeth. The main causes of stained teeth are genetics, antibiotics, tobacco and certain foods. As we age, our teeth darken as well.

Our cosmetic dentist in Baltimore will explore different whitening options to achieve your desired results. We will evaluate your smile and ensure that your teeth and gums are healthy enough for whitening. Our teeth whitening solutions have many benefits, including:

  • Fast and convenient
  • Long lasting
  • Low sensitivity
  • Safe and effective
  • Performed by a dental professional

Here’s an overview of several options:

Procedures  Treatment Time         Results & Pros/ Cons
ZOOM! Chairside Whitening 45 Minutes  

  • Average of up to 8 shades
  • Immediate results
  • Long lasting
  • Less fadeback
  • Safe & comfortable
  • Performed by a dental professional
Custom Made At-Home Trays 7-14 days  

  • Average of up to 6 shades
  • Self-applied get to trays that mold to your teeth
  • Trays are messy
  • No immediate whitening results
Whitening Strips/Paint On Gels 7-30 days  

  • Average of up to 3-4 shades
  • Cheap at-home option
  • Inconsistent tooth whitening
  • No immediate whitening results
Whitening Toothpaste 30+ days  

  • Average of up to 1-2 shades
  • Cheapest option
  • Results fade if you discontinue usage
  • Affects superficial stains only
  • No immediate whitening results


Our dental team is devoted to helping you achieve and maintain a beautiful and healthy smile. If you are considering teeth whitening, contact our Baltimore cosmetic dentist for a consultation. Dr. Garcia and our associates will recommend a method that is best based on your individual needs.