Regarding the bleaching treatment, there are a bunch of whitening products on the market that are way cheaper than having a dentist do it.I would try a few treatments of them before saying "it can't be done." Regarding braces, you are not past the point. Moreover, if you need a tooth to be pulled to get your teeth straight, it's possible that same tooth may cause you problems in the future by screwing up your bite. I'm just saying there may be reason to have this addressed beyond just cosmetic appeal. Wouldn't you still be covered under your parents health plan? If not, I would definitely make dental benefits a priority when choosing a job once you get out of school. I do notice if a guy has very nice teeth, but more in a "good job Mom and Dad!That, and it would probably require the pulling of at least one tooth, and I don't think that kind of pain, time and money would be worth it if some girl would be too shallow to see past the small problem.
I'm married and shallow, though, so you don't have to worry about impressing me.I'm not a woman, but conventional wisdom tells me that perfect teeth while desirable are going to be less a deal-breaker than the major characteristics such as charisma/sense of humor/personality earning power/providing ability physical appearance, and personal values.