Teeth bleaching services at Family Dental Center 

Many people are born with naturally white teeth. However, over time, teeth can become stained for various reasons. That can include drinking coffee, tea, red wine, or smoking cigarettes. Smoking is especially harmful as it causes the nicotine to stain the teeth a yellowish color. While there are many methods for whitening teeth, such as whitening toothpaste or strips, these methods often do not produce dramatic results. To achieve truly white teeth, some people turn to professional-grade bleaching treatments. At Family Dental Center, we are excited to offer teeth whitening services, including in-office teeth whitening and at-home alternatives. 

What methods of whitening are available at Family Dental Center? 

Manteca, California area patients, are advised to consult with our dentists, Drs. Mircea Mitu and George D’Louhy are here to help and encourage patients to consult with them regarding their options. We are pleased to offer both in-office and take-home whitening:

  • In-office teeth whitening – brightening the smile with our in-office treatment can assist in bleaching the smile up to eight shades whiter in a single visit. In less than two hours, patients can enjoy the benefits of brighter teeth, including the self-confidence that comes with it.
  • At-home teeth whitening – alternatively, patients looking to have more control over the gradual whitening of their smile or a more economical option may want to talk to our team about the benefits of our at-home whitening kits. These include customized whitening trays made from impressions of the smile and professional-strength bleaching gel used with the trays each day. Some patients even combine their in-office whitening with take-home kits to continue brightening the smile and provide touch-ups when needed. 

How do I learn more about teeth whitening services? 

The team at Family Dental Center of Manteca, CA, is here to help patients feel better about the appearance and health of their smiles. We are pleased to provide patients with affordable options to brighten their teeth and maintain a more attractive smile. If you are interested in learning more, we welcome you to call the office at (209) 420-1205 to request an appointment at our practice, conveniently located at 521 East Center Street.

Teeth whitening

Teeth whitening

At a young age our teeth are healthy white. But overtime the enamel coating the tooth is so slowly worn down. Causing our teeth to become stained and yellow, which is why teeth whitening is become increasingly popular today. There are a few methods for whitening. They include at home and in office. With in office treatments, you will see faster results, receive the safest treatment for bleaching the teeth, and yield the whitest smile. So, don’t settle for teeth that have become stained from years of coffee drinking, tobacco use, or just aging. Ask your dentist about whitening options that may be right you.


Dr. Mircea Mitu

Mircea Mitu DDS, FICOI

Dr. Mircea Mitu has almost three decades of dental experience, including nine years of associateship and managing clinical practices in the East Bay Area and several years of practice and academic positions in prosthodontics. Before setting up his practice, he completed hundreds of hours in postgraduate dentistry. He has attended prestigious organizations like the UCLA Center for Aesthetic Program and Misch International Implant Institute.

Dr. Mitu is a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, and San Joaquin County Dental Association and is a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.