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Whiten Your Teeth from Stains and Discoloration With our Dental Solutions – Fortmill, SC

Posted by Dr. Prescott on Jul 1 2018, 11:03 PM

Many reasons may occur for stains and discoloration of your teeth, such as using tobacco, drinking dark colored beverages like soda, coffee, and wine, poor oral hygiene, medications, aging, and genetics. This affects the teeth from bringing up a whiter glow.

Teeth whitening reduces the risks from stains and discoloration, which gives you the confidence to have a whiter and brighter smile. At Prescott Family Dentistry we offer Professional teeth whitening treatments that can last for several months and help you maintain a shiny, pearly smile.

What Causes Teeth Stain and Discoloration?

  • Foods/Drinks – Coffee, tea, colas, wines, and certain fruits and vegetables that may stain your teeth
  • Tobacco – smoking or chewing of tobacco
  • Aging – overtime as the person ages, the outer tissue covering the teeth becomes thinner (known as enamel) exposing the darker dentin.
  • Medications – the use of medicines also leads to stain teeth
  • Genetics – some of the stains in our teeth originated from the family’s genetics
  • Poor Oral Hygiene – lack of hygiene, like brushing of teeth twice a day and flossing is also one of the factors that cause discoloration and stain.

What is teeth whitening?

Teeth whitening is the treatment reduces stains and discoloration from the enamel and dentin. The enamel is lighter in color than the dentin. Enamel gets thinner, while dentin is much darker, in which it shows as we age. So with this, teeth whitening helps to make the teeth gets brighter and whitens from stains and discoloration.

Teeth whitening solutions

  • In office Teeth Whitening: The treatment is done in the clinic, and It gives excellent results in one sitting.
  • Take-home whitening systems: Treatments like this can be performed at home. A custom tray will be given to the patient which can be filled with the whitening solution to be worn over your teeth for a period of time.

Teeth Whitening can last for a long period of time in months or years, depending on how you care for your teeth. Here are few tips to keep your teeth bright:

  • Maintaining proper oral hygiene by brushing and flossing
  • Avoiding foods that cause teeth discoloration
  • Avoid tobacco

 You deserve outstanding dental care services. We provide Teeth Whitening in Fort Mill. Book your appointment with us at Prescott Family Dentistry and let us help you achieve beautiful and healthy teeth!

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