Why Are My Teeth Yellow?
There are a plethora of reasons you could have yellow teeth. Exterior stains are on the outermost layer of teeth, called the enamel.
Below are some common reasons:
- Food: If it can stain clothes, it can stain teeth. Fruits like blueberries, cherries and pomegranates are common culprits. Dark-colored liquids like red wine, sodas, coffee, teas and sauces can also make your teeth yellow. The acidity erodes the teeth, making stains easier to appear.
- Tobacco: Smoking cigarettes and chewing tobacco are the most common causes of yellow teeth. The tar in cigarettes makes teeth yellow. Professional teeth whitening is the best solution to getting a smile you’re proud of. If tobacco has created a severe case, veneers might be another great option Acadian Family Dental can provide.
- Inadequate Care: We’re taught to take most things with a grain of salt. Does the dentist really care if you brush and floss twice a day, preferably after every meal? They care for the sake of your teeth! Yellow teeth can be caused by tartar that could’ve been lifted off by brushing, and annual teeth cleanings. Don’t lose hope, Acadian Family Dental provides professional teeth whitening to give you your smile back.
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How To Whiten Your Teeth With Professional Teeth Whitening
There are a variety of ways people try to whiten their teeth, but none will have the same results as a professional teeth whitening. Do it yourself treatments can be harmful if overdone. They can be blotchy, and harm your gums if it touches your gums. They also do not have the same concentration as the dentists at Acadian Family Dental. The results through whitening strips and other accessories will pale in comparison to a professional teeth whitening session.
The Different Types of Teeth Whitening
There are many over the counter teeth whiteners. Some teeth whitening products can be: floss, toothpaste, mouthwash, whitening strips, even chewing gum. None do as well a job of teeth whitening as Acadian Family Dental. Yellow teeth can be a problem of the past when you reach out to Acadia Family Dental for professional teeth whitening. Do it yourself means you are on your own if you get less than stellar results.
Reach out to us at Acadia Family Dental and we can tell you if veneers would be a better option for you, in the case of severe cases. Veneers are a long-term solution to cosmetic dental issues. They can be brushed and flossed, and provide long-lasting confidence.