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Rapidly Remove Years of Stains with Teeth Whitening

One of the most popular cosmetic dental procedures in cosmetic dentistry Los Angeles is  teeth whitening. Plenty of cosmetic dental patients may show pay extra special attention to their smile, but they still find their smile to be covered in yellow. Many Los Angeles patients fail to remember that a dazzling smile requires proper oral hygiene as well as regular in-office visits and when it comes to stained teeth, the best solution is in-office teeth whitening treatment. Even if you are one of the 78 percent of Americans who have had at least one dental cavity by age 17, you are likely longing for a brighter and whiter smile.

Teeth whitening can change your overall image like nothing else imaginable. Teeth whitening procedures from a cosmetic dentist are the safest form of tooth bleaching that provides the fastest results compared to over-the-counter products. Los Angeles teeth whitening is a powerful solution that removes organic stains and discolorations caused by natural aging, consumption of certain foods and tobacco use. Ideal teeth whitening candidates are patients who have healthy teeth and show a deep interest in having a brighter smile.

Which Foods Discolor Teeth?

There are three common factors that contribute to food related tooth discoloration – chromogens, acidity, and tannins. Chromgens are intensely pigmented molecules contained in food and beverages that latch on tooth enamel. Highly acidic food and beverages are capable of eroding and staining teeth by facilitating the latching of chromogens. Tannins are a group of phenol compounds found in plants that we mix in with certain foods, which are known to enhance the ability of chromogens. Generally speaking, the more intense the color of a food or beverage item, is the higher the risk that it stains teeth. The top foods and beverages that cause tooth stains include:

  • Wine

  • Tea and coffee

  • Dark soda

  • Berries

  • Sweets and hard candy

In-office Teeth Whitening Most Effective

Having a brighter smile does come with a price, but having treatment from a CDA cosmetic dentist is your safest option. There are several over-the-counter products that your dentist can suggest, but they do not stand in comparison to in-office teeth whitening. As per the  California Dental Association, consulting with the guidance of a cosmetic dentist about the best available teeth whitening procedure serves as the safe and effective treatment that do not damage your teeth or gums. In-office teeth whitening products are regulated by an experienced dentist who dazzles your smile several shades brighter than you could ever achieve.

Make sure to contact Dr. Zabolian about your best options for teeth whitening and whether or not your teeth and gums are healthy enough a cosmetic dental procedure that removes the toughest teeth stains.

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