The Plano Dentist can restore the dazzle to your smile with professional teeth whitening, one of the many cosmetic dentistry services we provide.
The effectiveness of teeth whitening depends in part on the types of stains on your teeth.
Extrinsic tooth stains are the least complicated to remove. These surface stains have not yet penetrated through the enamel into the dentin. Extrinsic stains are caused by dark-colored foods and beverages like blueberries, carrots, coffee, red wine, and cola. And nicotine is no better for your smile than it is for your lungs.
Unfortunately, even if you avoid these common teeth stainers, your teeth will become discolored over time. Like gray hair, wrinkles, and memory lapses, a dull smile is an inevitable part of aging for some people.
Intrinsic tooth stains ensue from the inside out. Tooth injury or tetracycline are the usual culprits. Intrinsic stains are more inconvenient to remove completely, but it is possible to lighten them with professional tooth whitening available at your cosmetic dental office.
If your teeth are stained, whether from coffee, tetracycline, or excessive fluoride, call The Plano Dentist to find out about professional teeth whitening, one of our cosmetic dentistry services. We have successfully treated many patients with extreme tooth discoloration.
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