All Tooth Stains Are Not Created Equal

Wetaskiwin Teeth BleachingThe team at Timothy G. Mahoney DDS in Wetaskiwin offers unmatched professional teeth whitening, one of the many cosmetic dentistry services we provide.

The effectiveness of any teeth whitening depends partly on the types of stains and the patient’s teeth.

Extrinsic tooth stains are the easiest to remove. These surface stains have not yet penetrated through the enamel into the dentin. Extrinsic stains are caused by dark-colored foods and beverages like blueberries, carrots, coffee, red wine, and cola. And nicotine is no better for your smile than it is for your lungs.

Unfortunately, even if you avoid these common teeth stainers, your teeth will become discolored over time. Like gray hair, wrinkles, and memory lapses, a dull smile is an inevitable part of aging for some people.

Intrinsic tooth stains ensue from the inside out. Tooth injury or tetracycline are the usual culprits. Intrinsic stains are more difficult to remove entirely, but it is possible to lighten them with professional tooth whitening available at your cosmetic dental office.

If your teeth are discolored, whether from coffee, tetracycline, or excessive fluoride, call Timothy G. Mahoney DDS in Wetaskiwin to schedule a teeth whitening appointment. We also offer general dentistry. Make an appointment today.

Contact Timothy G. Mahoney DDS:

855-416-4959

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

5116 51 Ave
Wetaskiwin, Alberta
T9A 0V2

 

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