Expectant mothers want to do everything they can to keep themselves and their child safe. So, it comes as no surprise that many mothers-to-be question whether or not it is safe to whiten their teeth. It is our goal to help you make an informed decision regarding whether or not to whiten your teeth while pregnant. The information we have provided here will hopefully address some of the concerns you have about how safe it is to whiten your teeth while pregnant. Why is There a Concern about Whitening Your Teeth While Pregnant?
While we all want to have a bright, white smile, after all the indulging that comes with the holiday season, you may find that your smile is looking a little dull by the end of the year. While you can try to take some precautions to avoid some of the things that stain teeth, teeth tend to yellow a bit with time no matter what you do. Instead of hiding your teeth when you smile, give your confidence a boost for your New Year’s celebration by seeing your dentist for a safe, effective whitening treatment.Read more
Holiday Foods and Drinks That May Stain...
Professional teeth whitening treatments aren't designed to keep your teeth bright and white forever. However, by avoiding or limiting consumption of certain foods and drinks you may be able to prolong how long your teeth stay white. To help you keep your smile bright and white as long as possible, we have created a list of four foods and drinks that most responsible for dulling the whitening effect of your professional teeth whitening treatment. Brightly Colored Fruits Snacking on fruits throughout the day is supposed to be healthy and it is, but it is the worst thing you could do if you want...Read more
You love your coffee, but you probably don’t love the staining that comes with drinking it. There’s probably no way you can give up your morning cuppa joe, and who really wants to? The good news – you can take a few measures to protect teeth from coffee stains without giving up your morning pick-me-up. First, you may be wondering why coffee causes stains. The enamel of your teeth, that hard outer coating, actually has microscopic gaps in it. If drink particles, such as those from your coffee, get stuck in the gaps, it causes an extrinsic stain, which leads to the...Read more
If your teeth are looking darker or more discolored than they used to be, you might be interested in trying a teeth whitening solution. There are so many different options on the market today that it can be quite challenging to make your decision -- where do you even start? It might actually be simpler than you think. To help you better understand your options in teeth whitening solutions, we've divided the options into two general categories: the over the counter ones and the ones available only from your dentist. Here's what you should know about both.