Once stains have been allowed to penetrate deep into the tooth enamel, it can be hard to remove them. While retail-grade whitening products might make promising claims, most simply lack the potency to effectively whiten significant dental stains. Some can even pose a potential threat to your teeth and soft tissues in the mouth.
In a situation like this, you should contact Dr. Timmons and Dr. Gangestad to schedule a whitening consultation. That way they can determine the severity of the stains and the most applicable method to safely resolve the problem.
This often calls for our dentists to administer teeth whitening in Baxter, Minnesota. This is the safest option for removing significant stains that have saturated your tooth enamel. The professional techniques, tools, and potent dental bleaching agent will protect your teeth and gums while removing the stains from your smile.
Afterward, it would be wise to cut back on dark foods and abstain from tobacco use. These things could cause new stains to develop on your teeth. It might also be helpful to occasionally use whitening toothpaste or whitening strips to remove any minor surface stains that develop on your teeth.
Whitening strips can be a convenient way to remove minor stains on your teeth as you go about your day. You simply apply them to your teeth and they will whiten minor stains without being noticeable to the casual observer. They are essentially a clear sheet of plastic that has been treated with a topical form of hydrogen peroxide. You will need to avoid drinking, eating, and using tobacco while the strips are in your mouth.
Before using a particular brand of whitening strip, you should always look for the American Dental Association’s Seal of Acceptance. This little logo on the packaging represents that the products that have met the ADA’s rigorous guidelines for safe and effective use oral use.
If you have stained teeth in your smile, you should call 218-829-4207 to schedule whitening consultation at Baxter Dental.