Coffee, tea, wine, smoking, acidic juices, certain medications, and highly pigmented foods can take a toll on pearly whites leaving you with darkened staining on your teeth, here are our insider tips on how to prevent them…
Rinse after every meal
Our dentists recommend rinsing your mouth with lukewarm water. Removing any leftover food from your teeth.
Sip through a straw
To prevent staining, or re staining consider drinking beverages such as coffee, tea and coke through a straw to avoid directly staining your teeth!
Avoid adding sugar to your coffee and tea
Sugar contributes to bacteria build up in your mouth, which can result in tooth decay and evidently cause the appearance of your teeth to be much darker.
Nicotine is one of the main contributors to staining on the outer layer of the teeth.
Use a custom whitening tray
Professional teeth whitening is one of the most popular and effective means of whitening teeth and preventing stains. Take home whitening kits are an easy and quick option to do this. Your dentist custom fits you withe mouth guard like tray that comfortably fits over your teeth, you will also be provided with professional hydrogen peroxide whitening syringes to administer in the comfort of your own home either overnight or for 1 hour a day until the desired whitening result is achieved.
Do it all in one visit !
If you don’t envision yourself to remembering to whitening your teeth at home or you have an important event such as a wedding coming up soon… Our dentists can whiten your teeth during a 1-2 hour appointment using concentrated hydrogen peroxide solution and an LED Light to activate the product leaving you with an instantly whiter, brighter smile without any irritation. Book your session here.