Teeth Whitening – Tukwila, WA

A Simple, Effective Way to Brighten Your Smile

  • Brighten Your Smile and Boost Your Confidence
  • Enhance Your Appearance with a Radiant, White Smile
  • Make a Memorable Impression with a Dazzling Smile
  • Achieve a Youthful Look with Whiter Teeth
  • Experience the Joy of Smiling with Whiter, Brighter Teeth
  • Have you been searching for a way to get rid of those stubborn stains on your teeth? Don’t bother heading to your local drugstore; most over-the-counter whiteners deliver barely noticeable and short-lived results that aren’t worth the price. Instead, invest in a solution that provides dramatic, lasting results – KöR teeth whitening in Tukwila.

    Discover the Best Option to Get a Beautiful White Smile

    Discover the Best Option to Get a Beautiful White Smile

    Find Your Perfect Style

    Incredible results and inspiring journeys; see some of our patients’ before and after photos the next time you visit our practice.

    Your new smile is only a few clicks away.

    Why Choose South Seattle Smiles for Teeth Whitening?

    In-Office & Take-Home Teeth Whitening Available
    20+ Years of Cosmetic Dentistry Experience
    Caring, Friendly Dentist & Team

    Who Is a Good Candidate for Teeth Whitening?

    Virtually anyone who wishes to remove the stains on their teeth is a good candidate for teeth whitening. Whether your tooth discoloration is the result of smoking, coffee, wine, tea, or medications, KöR teeth whitening is often the best solution for dissolving stains and revealing the sparkling white enamel underneath!

    One of the amazing things about KöR teeth whitening is that it contains a desensitizing agent. If you’ve been disappointed by teeth whitening in the past due to sensitive teeth, you most likely won’t have to worry about that with KöR.

    Brighten Your Smile

    How Does Teeth Whitening Work?

    Depending on how quickly you want to see results, as well as your scheduling needs, your dentist in Tukwila can suggest one of the two types of KöR teeth whitening.

    In-Office Teeth Whitening


    With our in-office whitening treatment, Dr. Timmerman can lighten your pearly whites by several shades in just one hour! After isolating your teeth to protect the soft tissues in your mouth, he applies a professional-strength bleaching gel to your teeth. The gel then breaks down deeply set stain molecules in the enamel. A few minutes later, we wipe off the gel, and the stains come off with it! We can repeat this process a few times until you’re satisfied with the result

    Take-Home Teeth Whitening


    Maybe you’d prefer to whiten your teeth in the comfort of your own home. That can be accomplish with KöR take-home whitening kits. This system involves taking impressions of your teeth to develop trays designed to fit your unique mouth. All you have to do is fill these trays with the bleaching gel and wear them for a certain amount of time each day – usually around 30 minutes. Most patients achieve best results after wearing the trays daily for about two weeks.

    Brighten Your Smile, Boost Your Confidence

    Unleash the brilliance of your smile with our professional teeth whitening treatment. Say goodbye to stains and hello to a radiant, confident smile. Schedule your appointment today!

    Tips for Maintaining Your Brighter Smile

    KöR teeth whitening is designed to last significantly longer than store-bought solutions. However, you’ll still need to take the following precautions if you want your results to last:

    Teeth Whitening FAQs

    Discover the answers to your most pressing questions about teeth whitening with our informative Teeth Whitening FAQs. From understanding the procedure and its effectiveness to learning about potential side effects and maintenance, South Seattle Smiles in Tukwila, WA has got you covered.
    Yes, teeth whitening is a safe and popular cosmetic dental treatment when performed under the supervision of dental professionals. At South Seattle Smiles in Tukwila, WA, we use trusted and effective teeth whitening methods that are gentle on your teeth and gums, minimizing any potential risks or sensitivity.
    Teeth whitening treatments use specialized bleaching agents to remove stains and discoloration from the surface of your teeth. Our dental team will apply the whitening solution to your teeth, and in some cases, activate it with a special light. This process breaks down the stains, revealing a brighter, whiter smile. We offer both in-office teeth whitening treatments for immediate results and take-home kits for more gradual whitening at your convenience.
    The longevity of teeth whitening results varies depending on several factors, including your oral hygiene habits and lifestyle choices. With proper care, teeth whitening effects can last up to a year or longer. However, it’s important to note that regular consumption of staining foods and beverages, such as coffee or red wine, may require touch-up treatments to maintain your desired level of whiteness.
    Some patients may experience temporary tooth sensitivity during or after teeth whitening treatments. However, our dental professionals take precautions to minimize any discomfort. If you have sensitive teeth, we can recommend desensitizing products or adjust the treatment duration to ensure a comfortable experience. It’s essential to discuss your concerns with our team before undergoing teeth whitening.
    Over-the-counter whitening products may offer limited results compared to professional teeth whitening treatments. Our dental clinic uses professional-grade whitening solutions that are more potent and tailored to your specific needs. Professional teeth whitening can provide faster, more noticeable, and longer-lasting results compared to store-bought products.
    Teeth whitening is generally safe and well-tolerated. However, some individuals may experience temporary tooth sensitivity or gum irritation. These side effects are usually mild and subside shortly after the treatment. Our experienced dental team will carefully evaluate your oral health and customize the teeth whitening process to minimize any potential side effects.
    Teeth whitening is effective in removing common surface stains caused by factors such as aging, smoking, or consuming certain foods and beverages. However, it may not be as effective in treating intrinsic stains that are embedded deep within the tooth enamel. In such cases, our dental professionals can recommend alternative cosmetic treatments like dental veneers or dental bonding to achieve the desired results.
    Teeth whitening treatments primarily work on natural tooth enamel and do not lighten dental restorations. If you have visible dental restorations, our dental team will assess your situation and provide guidance on the best approach to achieve a uniform smile. In some cases, we may recommend replacing old restorations after teeth whitening to ensure a seamless blend with your newly brightened teeth.
    Teeth whitening is generally safe for most individuals; however, it may not be suitable for everyone. Pregnant or breastfeeding women, individuals with severe tooth decay or gum disease, or those with highly sensitive teeth may need to explore alternative cosmetic dental options. Our dental team will conduct a thorough examination and discuss your oral health history to determine if teeth whitening is right for you.
    The duration of a teeth whitening treatment depends on the method used. At South Seattle Smiles in Tukwila, WA, we offer both in-office teeth whitening and take-home whitening kits. In-office treatments typically take around one to two hours, during which our dental professionals apply the whitening solution and activate it as needed. On the other hand, take-home kits involve wearing custom-fitted trays with the whitening gel for a specified amount of time each day, usually for a couple of weeks.
    Meet Tukwila’s Most Trusted Dentist

    Meet Your Dentist

    Get to Know Lance Timmerman, DMD, PS

    Born and raised in Kirkland, Dr. Timmerman believes that a true dentist is also an artist, and he even displays works of art in our dental office (including a sculpture he made with his own hands) to demonstrate his aesthetic-minded eye.

    Seeing people smile brighter after their appointments is always a joy, which is why his dental office is open to new patients and families who are ready to achieve the dental health and happiness they deserve. If you’d like to learn more about him, just keep reading below.

    Find Your Perfect Style

    Incredible results and inspiring journeys; see some of our patients’ before and after photos the next time you visit our practice.

    Your new smile is only a few clicks away.

    Say Goodbye to Stains and Hello to A Brighter You

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