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Once significant dental stains develop on the teeth in your smile, they can be very hard to remove with the whitening products sold in stores. Most of them lack the necessary potency to affect stains that have saturated deep into tooth enamel. Some of these products can also pose a threat to the health of your teeth and periodontal tissues.

To effectively restore the appearance of a smile in this condition you will need to have Dr. Donald Brown III administer a dental bleaching treatment. The potent whitening agents and professional tools at his disposal can safely whiten your smile without harming your mouth.  

After Dr. Donald Brown III has fully whitened your smile you will need to take measures to prevent future dental stains from developing. This might include making some minor lifestyle changes to help maintain your smile’s appearance. Cutting back or eliminating some of the following things will go a long way towards helping you maintain the appearance of your teeth.

Certain dark foods like chocolate and dark berries can easily cause new dental stains to appear on your teeth. Cutting back on these foods will certainly help. Dark beverages are another common source dental stains. It might also be wise to cut back on 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.

Tobacco use can also be a potent source of significant dental staining. Embracing tobacco cessation will improve your general health while also helping you maintain your newly whitened smile.

It could also help to periodically brush your teeth with a whitening toothpaste that has earned the American Dental Association’s Seal of Acceptance.

If you live in Mobile, Alabama, and you have noticeable dental stains on the teeth in your smile, you might want to call 251-666-3982 to schedule an appointment at Knollwood Dental Group.