There are many ways to make your teeth whiter. Whitening treatments and whitening strips are the most common ways to keep your teeth white. Although these methods of helpful and show results, they do not last forever. Here are some ways to keep your smile looking bright and white.
1. Try to avoid food or beverages that stain your teeth. The more common drinks that produce stains on your teeth include coffee, tea, and sodas. One way to reduce the possibilities for stains is to use a straw. Using a straw can reduce the amount of stains by not exposing the liquid to front of your teeth.
2. Brush your teeth regularly and after eating foods that stain your teeth. Brushing your teeth twice a day and right after eating these types of foods can reduce the possibility of permanent stains. It also removes bacteria and plaque that can causes stains on teeth.
3. Try using a whitening toothpaste. Some people are born with whiter teeth than others. A whitening toothpaste can help prevent stains while also making your teeth appear to be less yellow.
4. Consider more regular touch-ups. This depends on the type of whitening method you use and how white discolored your teeth are. You might need a touch-up every year or even after six months. Smoking or eating foods that causes stain can make you need touch-ups more often.
To have a brighter smile, make an appointment at Advanced Dentistry of Collegeville at (484) 212-0012.