Are your pearly whites lacking the whiteness they used to have? If your teeth have lost their brightness, or are sporting discoloration, there is no need to be embarrassed. In fact, this is a common problem today, whether from wear and tear over time (age), what you eat and beverages you drink, medication or even your genetics. This common problem boils down to whether your tooth stains are intrinsic or extrinsic.
Extrinsic stains are surface stains caused by factors on the outside of the tooth. These factors include as eating or drinking tooth-staining foods such as coffee, tea, or wine, smoking or chewing tobacco, and poor oral hygiene habits.
Intrinsic stains stem from whatever is going on inside the tooth. Tooth decay, taking certain medications such as tetracycline, over fluoridation (known as fluorosis), a chipped or broken tooth which has darkened from deadened nerves, or even having a dark amalgam filling in the tooth.
Whatever the source of your tooth discoloration, at Smiley Dental Fort Worth, we can help! Our dedicated dentist, Dr. Lynh Pham and her dental team are pleased to offer teeth whitening for our patients in Ft. Worth, Texas and the surrounding areas. We offer tooth whitening services to help restore your smile. We offer both in-office and take-home whitening systems. Our professional teeth whitening treatments use a powerful yet safe whitening gel which is applied to the surface of your teeth. This gel then lightens your stains, discoloration, and yellowing on the tooth enamel.
Tooth whitening is one of the easiest, fastest and fairly simplest changes you can make to your beautiful smile. So if you would like to find out how our teeth whitening treatments can brighten your smile, or to schedule a visit with our dentist, Dr. Lynh Pham, please give us a call at 817.927.1877 today!