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Retaining Brightness After Teeth Whitening Treatment

By December 3, 2021January 20th, 2022No Comments

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Once you brighten your smile with professional teeth whitening at Redbud Dental of Edmond, you’ll want the results to last as long as possible. But you must be careful: the same things that stained your teeth to begin with can stain them again. There are some things you can do retain that newly-whitened smile.

Do’s

  • First, use an oral rinse every day. There are many over-the-counter products with whitening agents to help keep your smile bright. As a bonus, they can improve your overall oral hygiene.

Don’ts

There are certain things that really do a number of your teeth: drinking coffee, tea, soft drinks, and red wine; smoking; even certain medications. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to ask us.

  • Avoid acidic foods and beverages. These can weaken or wear away the enamel on your teeth. Weak enamel allows the yellow dentin to show through.
  • Artificial coloring in many foods can stain your newly whitened teeth. Candy, popsicles, and fruit punch are examples.

Remember the Basics

Regular brushing goes a long way toward keeping your white smile. Try for twice a day. Whitening toothpastes can help the process. Brush for at least two minutes, and remember to get along the gumline.

It doesn’t take too much effort to make your whitened smile last. At Redbud Dental of Edmond we have have brightened countless smiles with teeth whitening. Patients from Guthrie and Deer Creek come to us for whitening and other cosmetic dentistry procedures. Call us to set up an appointment today!

Contact Redbud Dental:

405-562-9550

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

18001 N. Western Ave. Ste. 106
Edmond, Oklahoma
73012

 

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