5 Common Stains Teeth Whitening Can Remove From Your Teeth

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You don’t have to live with yellowed or discolored teeth. The methods used today for professional teeth whitening are more effective than ever. Many people are surprised at how many different types of stains those methods can eliminate. Here are five examples of what can be done about the more common stains.

Coffee Stains

Coffee is one of the most popular beverages in North America. Many people would not dream of starting the day without a cup. Others have one at lunch or possible enjoy another cup when they go out to dinner. You may like your coffee black in the morning, with some sort of creamer while at the office, and then with other additives when you dine out.

That can mean the teeth are exposed to a lot of coffee. Even with regular brushing, the stain can develop over time. Fortunately, whitening treatments under the care of a professional will remove the stain and restore the look of your teeth.

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Tea Stains

Tea and different types of herbal fusions are also capable of staining your teeth. Despite a myth that you may have read online or heard repeated, tea served hot is no more or no less capable of staining teeth than iced tea. It’s true that you can limit the staining by brushing after each meal, but that is only part of the process. Whitening treatments can get rid of the discolored areas of the teeth and leave them with a natural white hue. Go ahead and brew a pot of your favorite tea or fusion; just remember to see the dentist once or twice a year for a series of whitening treatments.

Tobacco Stains

Using tobacco products is one of the more common reasons for stained teeth. Whether you smoke or use some form of smokeless tobacco, the effect will be the same. Eventually, the teeth will be yellowed and possibly have some brown spots here and there. The good thing is that teeth whitening in Markham under the watchful eye of a dental professional will get rid of those stubborn stains. You’ll be amazed at how different the teeth look after one treatment.

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Tomato Juice Stains

Tomato juice is often used in different types of beverages. While it’s nutritious, it can also stain the teeth over time. Fortunately, there are whitening treatments that will reverse the problem and restore the look of your teeth.

Berry Stains

Do you love blueberries or blackberries? They are loaded with antioxidants and other good things, but they can stain the teeth. Just as professional whitening treatments can remove things like tobacco or coffee stains, they can get rid of any type of berry stain one can imagine.

People who want to know more about professional treatments and how they differ from using over the counter products can consult their dentists. They can also learn more about the main strategies dental professionals use to ensure the whitening process is safe and produces the best results. If you are tired of having dingy teeth, talk with your dentist today. The answer may be simpler than you think.

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Andrea Galick

Andrea Galick is an accomplished Dental Hygienist (RDH) with a passion for helping patients achieve optimal oral health. Andrea has built a reputation as a caring and skilled practitioner who puts her patients at ease and provides individualized care that meets their unique needs.

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