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When your smile suffers from stains and shades of yellow in the tooth enamel, it can significantly hamper your self-esteem. If your teeth are moderate to severely stained, the whitening products sold in stores simply won’t be potent enough to fully whiten your smile. In a case like this, you will need a professional bleaching treatment at Tatum & Cox.

Once your smile has had its full luster restored, you will need to take measures to prevent future stains from occurring. Obvious things like cutting back on dark foods and drinks and avoiding tobacco use will be very beneficial. If you do notice minor surface stains developing, you can try to remove them by brushing your teeth with whitening toothpaste in Opelika, Alabama.

This is a convenient way to remove surface stains before they have a chance to set into the tooth enamel. Just keep in mind that the concentration of whitening agents in whitening toothpaste simply aren’t potent enough to brighten moderate to deeply stained teeth.

Before purchasing any whitening toothpaste, you should look for the American Dental Association’s Seal of Acceptance. The seal represents that the toothpaste’s active ingredients have been researched and tested for safe use.

If you need help improving the appearance of your smile, you should call 334-745-6393 to schedule a whitening consultation with Dr. Crawford A. Tatum Jr..