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The enamel of the teeth in your smile can be stained from several different sources like dark foods and beverages, tobacco use, and natural processes of aging. How deeply your teeth are stained will determine the best whitening products or procedures needed to give you the whiter smile you want.

It’s a good idea to consult with a dentist at Henry K. Danziger DDS before starting a new whitening routine. All of our dentists are trained to help you find the most effective whitening products and procedures to whiten your teeth and maintain good oral health.

Brushing your teeth with a special whitening toothpaste or an abrasive toothpaste with added hydrogen peroxide can help to mitigate minor surface stains between your regular dental cleanings. These whitening toothpastes are not strong enough to whiten moderate or deeply stained teeth.

Applying whitening strips to your teeth is also a convenient way to whiten minor stains. While the whitening strips are on your teeth you will need to avoid eating, drinking and using tobacco. Just like whitening toothpaste, the whitening strips can only help remove minor stains.

Whitening gel has stronger concentrations of whitening agents than whitening toothpaste or strips. These whitening agents can often brighten moderately stained teeth.

Deep stains on your teeth are difficult to effectively resolve with the whitening products available in stores. At Henry K. Danziger DDS we offer a dental bleaching procedure that can whiten even the deepest stains on teeth.

If you would like to explore your whitening options, please call Henry K. Danziger DDS at 203.729.0563 to schedule an appointment. We look forward to helping you find the best way to whitening your teeth safely and effectively