Tips for Maintaining a White Smile After Dental Bleaching

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Minor surface stains from dark beverages or tobacco can easily adhere to the surfaces of your teeth. If they’re not removed from the teeth in your smile, it can cause significant dental stains. In many of these situations, the whitening products sold in stores will not be strong enough to fully whiten your smile.

In a situation like this, you might need to have Drs. Musso, Musso, and Waggoner administer a teeth whitening in Garland, Texas. The potent whitening agents and professional tools at their disposal can safely whiten deeply stained teeth.

Once your white smile has been fully restored, our dentists can help identify the most common source of stains in your daily life. Cutting back or eliminating some of the following things will go a long way towards helping you maintain the appearance of your teeth.

Chocolate, tomato sauce, dark berries, and other dark food can easily cause surface stains. Cutting back on these foods will certainly help. You could also try occasionally brushing your teeth with a whitening toothpaste that has earned the American Dental Association’s Seal of Acceptance.

Dark beverages are another common source dental stains. You might want to cut back on things like coffee, tea, green tea, and dark soft drinks. If you occasionally want to enjoy one of these beverages you might want to use a straw.

Even occasional tobacco use can cause significant dental stains. It is well worth the effort to find an effective cessation program. Not only will this improve your general state of health, it will also make it easy to maintain your newly whitened smile.

If you live in Garland, Texas, and you have been struggling with stained teeth, you might want to call 972-840-8477 to schedule an appointment at Musso Family Dentistry.

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