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Top Places For Teeth Whitening In Philadelphia

October 9, 2012 7:00 AM

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If you’re not confident your pearly whites are as bright as they could be, maybe it’s time to do something about it. There are several teeth whitening procedures available at dental practices around the city. Some offer an in-home process that takes a few weeks to complete, while other procedures are performed in the office and may yield immediate results. Smoking, medication and plain old Father Time all take a toll on our teeth, but these dental professionals are here to help.
Pennsylvania Center for Dental Excellence
11905 Bustleton Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19116
(215) 969-4400
www.pcde.com

Leonard F. Tau, DMD, leads the team of dental professionals at the Pennsylvania Center for Dental Excellence. PCDE recommends the KӧR Whitening Deep Bleaching System. With this system, patients have a mold of their teeth made and then wear the deep-bleaching trays for two weeks at bedtime. Periodic home maintenance may be required to keep that smile dazzling. An in-office supervised treatment process is also available. Prices range from $850 to $1,500 and are dependent upon the level of discoloration, but free consultations are available. PCDE offers an informative website that includes patient education materials, finance options and testimonials.

Todd A. Fleischman, DMD & Associates
1608 Walnut St., Suite 1100
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 764-5908
www.centercityphillydentist.com

Todd Fleischman was selected as one of of Philadelphia magazine’s top dentists in 2012. His practice offers the Sapphire teeth whitening bleaching agent, which has been formulated to prevent sensitivity. Treatments may be done in the office or at home. A downloadable information packet is available on his website. Prices for the in-office procedure range from $300 to $800 and $100 to $400 for at-home treatment. A free consultation visit and payment plans are available.

Gerald Regni, DMD
937 Christian St.
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(866) 231-0456
www.philly-dentist.com

Gerald Regni is a graduate of Temple University Dental School right here in Philadelphia. In addition to his Christian Street office, Regni has a practice at 1610 S. 12th Street in Center City. He offers the Zoom whitening procedure, using Zoom gel and a low-heat Zoom light, and has recently added the KӧR whitening system as an available option. Touch up kits and at-home bleaching trays are also available. Prices start at $879, but take advantage of a complimentary cosmetic consultation to review your whitening options.

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Premier Smiles
294 W. Swedesford Road
Berwyn, PA 19312
(610) 674-1811
www.bestdentistinphiladeclphia.com

Florin Ahriri received his dental degree from the University of Pennsylvania. At Premier Smiles, he offers the Britesmile whitening system. Using a hydrogen peroxide gel and ultraviolet light, Britesmile may brighten your teeth from eight to 14 shades lighter. Free consultations are available. Enjoy a new patient 40 percent discount from the regular $699 price, as well as 50 percent off of dental cleaning with the purchase of Britesmile.

Garces Dental Group
212 Race St., Unit 1A
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 923-1233
www.garcesdentalgroup.com

Beatriz Garces and her brother Carlos Mirabal, both graduates of Temple University, along with Ivonne Ganem, a Temple University faculty member, make up the Garces Dental Group. Garces Dental offers both an in-home bleaching system and an in-office procedure using a whitening gel and a Zoom light, which breaks up tooth enamel discolorations. Pricing starts at $400; however, discounts are offered for patients lacking dental insurance, and on two to four Fridays a month, the practice offers treatments to the Hispanic community at reduced rates (y hablan Espanol).

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Anita Flynn is a freelance writer covering all things Philadelphia. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.
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