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Teeth Whitening

Stained or yellowed teeth give your smile an aged appearance and can cause you to feel self-conscious.

Professional teeth whitening uses a powerful hydrogen peroxide bleaching solution to whiten your teeth in as little as one treatment. 

See how Perfect Smiles California in Chula Vista, CA, can lift stains and give you a dazzling white smile with at-home and in-office care.

The Professional Difference

​Professional teeth whitening treatment with Perfect Smiles California uses a powerful hydrogen peroxide bleaching solution to brighten teeth in as little as one hour. Our Chula Vista office uses a teeth whitening system through Opalescence®, which allows us to adjust the concentration of the hydrogen peroxide solution to whiten your teeth comfortably and effectively. Your dentist will monitor your progress and, if necessary, apply a second application of the whitening gel to reach your desired shade.


We Offer Take-Home Kits

Our Chula Vista dental practice, serving San Diego, National City, and Chula Vista offers both in-office treatment and a take-home whitening system through Opalescence. Like in-office treatment, Drs. David Garate and Myriam Falcon can tailor your at-home whitening treatment to fit your unique needs. The take-home system includes a whitening solution and custom trays that ensure the solution effectively covers the surfaces of your teeth so you can achieve whiter teeth from the comfort of your home.

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Perfect smiles is the best Dentist I’ve ever been to. They are all so friendly and professional. I was looking for the best dentist in Chula Vista and I found it with Perfect Smiles. 

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Amazing experience, staff was super friendly, procedures were explained very well, Doctor Falcon was amazing and did an amazing job. Definitely recommend

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Eliminating Dental Stains

Teeth whitening by Dr. Garate is an affordable way to rejuvenate your smile. We provide both in-office and take-home dental whitening treatment. Every procedure is customized using sophisticated technology.

If you have sensitive teeth and worry about candidacy, your dentist can customize your treatment by adjusting the whitening solution concentration to minimize discomfort.

Is Teeth Whitening Safe?

Professional teeth whitening is safe and supervised by your dentist to minimize any risk of gum irritation and tooth sensitivity. Dr. Garate and Dr. Falcon will use a bleaching concentration that is strong enough to achieve your desired results, without putting you at risk for sensitivity.

Candidates for Teeth Whitening Treatment

During your initial consultation in Chula Vista, your dentist will examine your mouth and teeth to determine if you are a good candidate for professional teeth whitening treatment. If you have oral health concerns like gum disease, tooth decay, or damaged teeth, our dentists will have to treat them before you can proceed with teeth whitening.

Save on Teeth Whitening With Our Specials


We happily accept financing to make your teeth whitening possible. For even more affordable treatment, we feature specials, such as free teeth whitening with Invisalign treatment.

Enjoy Convenient Teeth Whitening At Our Cosmetic Dentistry Practice

Patients often turn to over-the-counter whitening strips and toothpastes because they can be applied at home. However, these toothpastes and whitening strips are less effective than dentist-supervised bleaching, since they have much lower concentrations of hydrogen peroxide.

Luckily, our team can give you safe and effective results with our at-home whitening trays. Or, if you'd rather sit back and relax, we can help with that too. Our cosmetic dentists also provide in-office care, applying hydrogen peroxide treatments in as little as one appointment. Dr. Garate and Falcon are happy to help you find the treatment that best suits your needs.

They're also happy to answer any questions you may have along the way To learn if you're a candidate for teeth whitening, contact our Chula Vista, CA, team or call

(619) 656-4199

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Teeth bleaching is safe and simple at our Chula Vista practice.

Experience a Beautiful New Smile

Hear From a Dental Patient At Our Chula Vista Practice

"The experience was more than I expected, the energy in that office is very positive, it make feel relaxing and comfortable, everyone is very nice, smiling and polite, I was very satisfied and happy, Thank you to all the staff ❤️" Guadalupe Solano, 2022

Intrinsic vs. Extrinsic Stains What You Need to Know

It's important to keep in mind that teeth whitening treatments and products can only address staining of the enamel, or extrinsic stains. This type of staining typically makes the teeth look yellow. If you have intrinsic stains, which occur deeper within the tooth and become visible through the enamel, your smile might appear yellow, brown, or even gray.

Though intrinsic stains can't be treated by whitening, you still have options for whiter teeth. Deep-set discoloration can be concealed through a number of alternative cosmetic treatments, including veneers, dental crowns, and dental bonding. During your consultation in Chula Vista, your dentist can determine which type of stains are affecting your smile and which treatment option will work best to give you the beautiful results you're looking for.

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Maintaining the Results  Of Your Whitening Treatment

Brush and Floss Properly

It may seem obvious, but practicing good oral hygiene is the number one thing you can do to maintain your bright smile. Not cleaning your teeth well or frequently enough can lead to plaque and tartar buildup, which can make your smile appear dull or yellowish. Thoroughly brushing twice a day and flossing once a day will help keep your teeth healthy and beautiful.

Watch What You Eat and Drink

Certain foods and drinks, like tomato sauce, soy sauce, red wine, and coffee, can gradually stain your smile when consumed on a regular basis. You don't have to cut them out of your diet after whitening your teeth, but consider limiting your consumption to maintain the results of your treatment.

Avoid Smoking

Smoking and other forms of tobacco consumption are common causes of dental stains. Using tobacco is also harmful for your oral and overall health. It can lead to gum disease, tooth decay, oral cancer, and more. Our Chula Vista practice recommends that all our patients who smoke work towards quitting. 

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The best dentist ever, incredible customer service and very polite. I’m very grateful for the service provided and will come here every time I need. Thank you Doctor Garate and Doctor Falcon.

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Perfect smiles is the greatest! I’ve been to other dental offices and none of them have come close to Perfect Smiles. Dr.G is the best fast and soft handed couldn’t ask for anything better!

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I Have a Dental Crown Can I Still Whiten My Teeth?

At our Chula Vista practice, we have a type of teeth whitening that can still be applied after restorations have been placed: Opalescence. This type of bleaching will not cause additional sensitivity or alter the color of the restoration. It can even be used to treat teeth with fillings.

The team at Perfect Smile California

Perfect Smiles California

Our dentists use the latest technology and innovative techniques to help you and your family enjoy healthy smiles and optimal oral health. Our doctors are affiliated with professional associations including:

  • American Dental Association
  • California Dental Association
  • San Diego County Dental Society

To schedule an appointment at our Chula Vista, CA, dental office, contact us online or call (619) 656-4199.

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