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There are several daily activities, foods, and beverages that can introduce microscopic dark particles to your mouth. In the short term, they can adhere to the microscopic textures of your tooth enamel causing minor dental stains to appear on the teeth in your smile. If they are not removed in a timely manner these dental stains can start to accumulate and saturate into your teeth.

In a situation like this, the wisest course of action is to consult with a dentist like Dr. Marco Gutierrez. This simple outpatient appointment will serve to identify the severity of your dental stains while helping you to understand the most effective method for whitening your smile.

In many cases, this calls for Dr. Marco Gutierrez to perform a dental bleaching treatment. The potent whitening agents he uses can remove deeply saturated dental stains from tooth enamel. At the same time, the professional tools, techniques, and training at his disposal can also help protect the health of your teeth and gums.

Once your white smile has been fully restored you will need to take measures to maintain your white smile between dental cleanings with Dr. Marco Gutierrez. This might involve cutting back on dark beverages as well as embracing tobacco cessation.

Occasionally using whitening strips to remove minor surface stains. Just make sure they have earned the American Dental Association’s Seal of Acceptance to make sure they have been researched and tested for safe oral use.

The clear plastic strips have been treated with a topical form of hydrogen peroxide. When they are applied to your teeth they will not be easily noticed by the casual observer. You will also need to abstain from drinking, eating, and using tobacco while the whitening strips are in your mouth.

If you live in the Newberg, Oregon, area and you need help whitening your smile, you should call 503-554-6714 to schedule a consultation at Royal Dental Care today!