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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 include whitening toothpaste in their oral hygiene routine. This is a great way to reduce the impact of minor surface stains between dental cleanings. Just keep in mind that the concentration of peroxide whitening agents in whitening toothpaste will not be able to reduce moderate or deep stains on your teeth.

When shopping for whitening toothpaste, you should always look for the American Dental Association Seal of Acceptance. The seal represents that the toothpaste has been researched and tested for safety and effectiveness.

If your teeth are deeply stained the peroxide whitening agents in whitening toothpaste, will be inadequate for brightening your smile. The most effective way to brighten deep stains 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 720-489-0797 to schedule an appointment. We look forward to helping you have the bright, white smile you’ve always wanted.