Do you have stains on your teeth? From our oral hygiene routines to what we eat and drink, multiple factors can cause stains to form. But with professional teeth whitening, we can help remove these stains! Our dental office in Dallas, TX, can provide professional teeth whitening you can use from the comfort of your home.
The Causes of Your Dental Discoloration
We’ll begin by looking at the factors behind your stained teeth. For example, when you consume beverages with dark pigments, such as coffee, tea, soda, and red wine, this could make discoloration more apparent. Plaque buildup could also lead to visible stains, and could be brought on by a diet high in sugar and starch, and infrequent or improper brushing and flossing. Discoloration could be due to tobacco use too, such as smoking cigarettes. As part of your treatment, we will examine your smile to assess the severity of your discoloration, and talk to you to identify the contributing factors. From there, we can decide how to best treat your teeth stains.
Creating Your Custom Trays
Our team uses an at-home teeth whitening option, one that employs trays and gel to break up discoloration and brighten smiles by several shades. Treatment starts with an initial office visit, so we can take detailed images of your smile and create a set of plastic trays. These will fit comfortably during treatment. You will take the trays home with you, along with several plastic syringes of bleaching gel. Once at home, your treatment begins!
Removing Your Discoloration
The process is a simple one. You will fill the trays with the bleaching gel and then wear them for a set amount of time. For some, this could be 30 to 45 minutes a day while others may wear them overnight. The gel breaks up and removes stains, and trays ensure even results across the teeth and prevent saliva from diluting the results. For some, teeth could be eight shades brighter! Once treatment ends, the remaining gel and trays are yours to keep, should you need touch-ups in the months to come.
Taking steps to improve your oral hygiene can often keep your teeth brighter for longer, so avoid tobacco products, brush and floss daily, eat healthy, and of course, see us for a checkup and cleaning every six months. If you have any questions about teeth whitening, then contact our team today to learn more.
Learn More About Teeth Whitening With Our Team In Dallas, TX
If you have discolored teeth and want to make them shine again, we can help with cosmetic dentistry. For more information or to schedule your appointment with our team, call our Dallas, TX, dental office at (214)343-1818!