A smile is often the first impression you can leave on someone. Lifestyle and food choices affect the colour of our teeth and items such as coffee, tea, red wine and smoking can lead to discoloration. Teeth whitening is the most common cosmetic dentistry treatment popular for its ease of access and relatively low cost compared to other cosmetic procedures. There are a variety of teeth whitening options available to patients at Monarch Dentistry. Whitening results can last up to several months if daily teeth cleaning is kept up with.
Below are some tips to achieve your whitest, brightest smile.
- Eat fibrous foods like celery, carrots, apples & spinach. These foods exfoliate teeth and remove stain molecules
- Drink dark and pigmented liquids through a straw
- Invest in an electronic toothbrush that will effectively remove extrinsic stains
- Use whitening toothpaste to help scrub away stains