Teeth Whitening

Teeth Whitening Treatments from The Dental Office at River House

For patients who are interested in Teeth Whitening services, our dental healthcare professionals at The Dental Office at River House can help bring back that bright smile you’ve wanted for so long. We offer three different take-home teeth-whitening options that are safe, convenient, and non-invasive.

Your first option is professional grade whitening strips. These strips are significantly stronger than any you can purchase in a store and deliver a consistent, controlled dose of the product. Whitening strips can be worn anywhere, any time of day, and there are no impressions to take or trays to buy.

We also offer Opalescence® and Opalescence Go®. Opalescence Go uses pre-formed trays that are already loaded with whitening gel. The trays are clear and comfortable and ready to use right out of the package. They should be worn between 15 to 90 minutes a day for five to ten days.

The original Opalescence treatment system is ideal for those who want the most customized whitening treatment possible. We will take impressions and have the trays custom made for you and provide you with the whitening gel that you add to the trays each time you whiten. This system can provide significant results after just one treatment but should continue to be used every night for a week. You can use the trays repeatedly each time you feel your smile needs refreshing. 

Who Is Teeth Whitening For?

Ideally, teeth whitening is for patients who are in the final steps of their oral health care plan. This means that you should no longer require any other restoration services, such as cavities that need fillings or cracked, worn or damaged teeth which would require a crown or another alternative.

What Are the Benefits Of Teeth Whitening?

Once we have confirmed you have enough healthy enamel to start the process, we will discuss the different teeth whitening systems that are available to you. All the products we offer will include the following benefits:

  • Removal of yellow or brown stains from your teeth
  • Removal of stains due to medications
  • Restoring the natural look of your teeth post-cosmetic dental-work
  • Quick, easy and reliable results

Teeth Whitening in Arlington

After we determine which system will work best for you, we will go over the specific information you need to get your ideal results. Call us today and schedule a comprehensive evaluation and let us help you achieve a brighter, healthier smile. 

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All service was great! My dental technician did an excellent cleaning and I love their computer program that shows your potential cavities. I was able to see for myself whether I had problems or not.

I felt like they did not over-recommend things and were supportive of preventative methods and giving teeth the chance to bounce back with proper hygeine before jumping to "You need a filling". I had some questions, and they had no problem answering them

Elle B. , Arlington VA

10 Stars if Possible!
After the cleaning Dr. Cotes came in and he was great as well. He gave me a full dental exam and even took time to explain the clicking I get in my jaw. He gave me multiple options for teeth whitening and even told me the prices so there would be no up front surprises depending on which method I went with. He took the time to answer any question a threw at him and without trying to rush me out for the next patient. Not really sure what Megan S. is talking about in her review but I did see her only other review on the site was negative as well...just sayin...

I would give Dr. Cotes and his staff 10 stars if it was possible. Everyone knows going to the Dentist is a crappy process. I didn't think it was this possible to have a decent time at the Dentist Office and be taken care of in a timely manor!!!

Dustin S. , Arlington VA

Dr. Cote is just that good. I was referred to Dr. Cote by a friend at work, and I am SO thankful for that reference. The man is a consummate professional, has a friendly staff and has provided me with nothing short of stellar care for the last year. He explained things to me that my lifelong dentist never took the time to do before (like, how I can proactively strengthen the enamel on my teeth). He's got hi-tech gear that indicated areas where future problems might crop up and he's kept an eye on them during every return visit. I have never felt empowered and reassured in a dentist's office, but Dr. Cote is that good.

Dentistry can be a very personal enterprise, and since I had the same dentist since birth, finding a new dentist in DC was a harrowing experience. I actually walked out of three dentists offices (too sketchy for my tastes) before settling going to Dr. Cote. I live in the District, but I'm willing to suffer the indignity of Pentagon City just to have Dr. Cote take care of my teeth.

Evan M. , Washington DC

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