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Age and certain lifestyle choices like dark beverages, staining foods and tobacco use can often dull your smile. If this is the case there are several products and techniques that can help you have the bright, white smile of your youth.

How deeply your teeth are stained and the primary cause of staining will greatly determine what teeth whitening products or procedures are right for you. You should always consult your dentist before starting any tooth whitening regimen.

Your regular dental checkup includes a tooth polishing procedure during cleaning. This procedure is effective at removing minor surface stains. Whitening toothpaste can help maintain your white smile between your dental cleaning appointments

When selecting a particular brand you should look for one that has the American Dental Association Seal of Acceptance. This seal insures that the ADA has researched and tested the product for safety and effectiveness.

Most brands use a mild form of peroxide bleach as their primary bleaching agent. Keep in mind that whitening toothpaste will only deal with minor stains. If you have moderate to deeply stained teeth you may want to try our in-office tooth bleaching procedure. The concentration of bleaching agents in our procedure is the most effective way to remove stains from your teeth.

If you have questions about selecting a tooth whitening toothpaste, or you are curious about other tooth whitening options, please feel free to call us at 727-785-7202 to schedule an appointment.