There are several different things that can cause stains on tooth enamel. This could be as innocuous as eating dark foods and drinking dark beverages on a regular basis. At the same time, even occasional tobacco use can quickly cause stains to penetrate deep into your teeth.
To effectively whiten a smile that suffers from significant stains, your dentists, Drs. Barry, Barry, and Barry, will often recommend a dental bleaching treatment. The potent whitening agents they use can safely remove stains from deep within your tooth enamel.
The potent whitening agents have the potential to irritate the gums. At the start of the treatment, Drs. Barry, Barry, and Barry will take measures to protect your gums from direct exposure. This usually involves applying a special gel or installing a temporary rubber dam over them.
Drs. Barry, Barry, and Barry will then pour a small amount of concentrated bleaching gel into a tray. It will be inserted into your mouth and held there for a specific amount of time. The total duration of the dental bleaching treatment will vary depending on the depth and severity of the stains.
At the end of the bleaching, Drs. Barry, Barry, and Barry might use a special ultraviolet light to brighten the teeth and whiten any lingering staining particles deep within the tooth enamel. This can also help improve the luster of your teeth and eradicate deep stains from any trouble spots.
In the future, you might want to cut back on certain dark foods and beverages. You could also try brushing your teeth with a whitening toothpaste that has earned the American Dental Association’s Seal of Acceptance.
If you are tired of living with a dull and stained smile and you’re interested in a whitening treatment in Orem, Utah, you should call 801-226-0441 to schedule a dental bleaching treatment at Barry Family Dental.