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February 2016

Whitening Strips to Conveniently Whiten Your Smile

By | Oral Hygiene, Teeth Whitening

It’s not uncommon for your teeth to dull and stain due to the natural processes of aging, consuming dark food and drinks or tobacco use. This drives many people to explore their tooth whitening options. How deeply your teeth are stained as well as the underlying cause will determining which whitening products or procedures will be called for to whiten your smile.

It’s a good idea to talk to your dentist before starting a new whitening regimen. They are trained to help you find the right products and procedures to whiten your smile, while preserving your long term oral health.

Many people like to use whitening strips to conveniently whiten their smile while they are on the go! You simply apply the clear strips to your teeth for a half hour and the casual observer won’t even notice you’re wearing them. While the whitening strips are in your mouth you will need to avoid drinking, eating and using tobacco.

The topical hydrogen peroxide whitening agents will gradually brighten minor stains on tooth enamel. However, if you have deeply stained teeth, you will need to seek out stronger measures to whiten your smile.

The most effective way to brighten deeply stained teeth is through the dental tooth bleaching procedure offered by your dentist. The concentration of whitening agents in the procedure are stronger than anything available on the retail level.

If you have questions or would like to explore your whitening options, please feel free to call us at [phone] to schedule an appointment.