Teeth whitening can help in brightening the discolored teeth through a simple and safe oxygenating procedure. Teeth might get discolored due to specific reasons such as drinks like alcohol, coffee, tea or yellowing from age, or tobacco, accidents, certain medications, excessive fluoride, stains induced chemically, decay, and trauma.
The dentist first determines what type of stain you have on your teeth before proceeding with any whitening treatment. The stains can be:
Intrinsic stains:The intrinsic stains are stains inside the tooth. The common symptom of such tooth discoloration might be aging. While some people can have stains because of the medications. Sometimes these stains are suggested cosmetic dentistry treatments like porcelain veneers or Cerinate Lumineers.
Extrinsic stains: Extrinsic stains are stains that are left on the surface of the teeth. These stains are usually caused by your favorite coffee or tea, dark berries, red wine, or dark sauces. The acidity in some foods and drinks are the one that cause discoloration of teeth eroding tooth enamel. Whitening treatments can quickly fix this issue.
Deep Stains: Deep stains usually occur beneath the tooth’s enamel. These stains will respond well to the in-office treatment.
Take-Home Teeth Whitening:The at-home kit can also help in teeth whitening. The kit usually contains either of these:
Call us at 209-823-1777 or schedule an online appointment with Dr. Akutagawa for a consultation at our office in Manteca, CA.
121 E North St
Manteca, CA, 95336
Glenn Akutagawa, D.D.S.
121 E North St
Email: [email protected]
Tel: (209) 823-1777
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