Archive for the ‘Teeth Whitening’ Category

How to Use Whitening Toothpaste

Tuesday, April 20th, 2021
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How do you use whitening toothpaste? Read on to find out how to find the best toothpaste that won’t hurt your enamel.

There are numerous types of whitening toothpaste available on your local store shelves, but not all options offer the same benefits. The types of toothpaste essentially fall into two categories: surface stain removers and bleaching toothpaste. Surface stain removers gently polish your teeth and remove discoloration from food and drinks. Toothpaste with bleaching ingredients acts to change the color of your teeth, with longer-lasting results. However, you should speak with your dentist before choosing any at-home whitening toothpaste. They can advise you on the best one for your teeth and their sensitivity. Read on for more information on which ingredients you may want to look for and how you can safely whiten your teeth.  (more…)

Tips for Maintaining White Teeth

Friday, February 5th, 2021
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Follow these tips for maintaining white teeth after treatment.

At one point or another, everyone dreams of having a whiter smile, and whether you achieve it through at-home whitening kits or in-office whitening, once you’ve gone through the work, you want to keep your teeth white as long as possible. Unfortunately, our cups, plates, and bowls are filled with things that can damage our white teeth. Ideally, we would avoid all of those sources of stains and practice a perfect dental hygiene routine. However, that isn’t often possible. Instead, you can practice the following tips for maintaining white teeth.


Comparing At-Home and Professional Teeth Whitening Treatments

Monday, November 30th, 2020

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Depending on your goals, you may decide to pursue either at-home or professional teeth whitening treatments.

If you wish your teeth were whiter, you’re not alone. Most people want their smile to be brighter and more confident. The dilemma many face is which treatment they can trust to provide them with a new smile. There are multiple types of teeth whitening treatments available to people, depending on whether they prefer at-home or professional teeth whitening. The primary difference is that at-home treatments are done by the patient, and professional treatments occur in a dentist’s office. Read on to learn more about what makes these treatments different and which may be best for you.  (more…)

Everything You Want to Know About Teeth Whitening Treatments

Thursday, October 22nd, 2020

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Answers to all of your teeth whitening treatment questions.

When you go searching for answers about teeth whitening treatments, you are met with an avalanche of information. There are many myths and rumors about what teeth whitening methods work best and which should be avoided. It can quickly become overwhelming, and you may even make the wrong decision that affects your teeth strength. At Affinity Dental, we always recommend asking your dentist first about teeth whitening treatments before making a plan. Until you can meet with your dentist, we will address a few major questions patients have about teeth whitening below.  (more…)

What to Expect After Teeth Whitening Treatments

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020

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What you can expect after your teeth whitening treatments.

It is natural that after exposure to food, medication, smoke, and aging processes, our teeth start to become discolored. Professional teeth whitening treatments performed by your dentist are an excellent way to return your teeth to sparkling shades of white. You know that your treatment will return the brightness to your smile, but what happens after your initial teeth whitening treatments? Read on to find out what you can expect after your teeth are whitened.  (more…)

4 Ways to Maintain Your Smile

Thursday, August 13th, 2020

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Learn what you can do to maintain your smile after whitening treatments!

When we think of the perfect smile, there are a lot of factors we consider. The condition of the teeth and how they align with one another are two factors, but perhaps the most critical element is how white our teeth are. Keeping those pearly whites exactly that, shiny and white, is the key to maintaining your smile! The good news is that keeping your teeth white isn’t all that difficult these days, thanks to the myriad of options and tools out there. Check out these four easy ways to maintain your smile and keep those teeth looking near-perfect!   (more…)

Whitening Toothpaste 101

Friday, May 8th, 2020

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Learn the basics of whitening toothpaste.

Even if you are regularly brushing, flossing, and using mouthwash, your teeth are still susceptible to staining and discoloration. Factors like age, diet, and lifestyle can all contribute to the color of your teeth. Because of this, many people consider teeth whitening applications to restore their bright white smile. However, you don’t always need to visit your dentist for whitening treatments. There are several kinds of toothpaste available in the oral hygiene aisle of many stores, but how do you know which one you should choose? Read on to learn what makes whitening toothpaste special, and how you can find the most effective toothpaste for your smile.  (more…)

4 Teeth Whitening Methods

Tuesday, April 28th, 2020

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There are four popular teeth whitening methods that can give you reliable and satisfying results.

Over recent years, the number of people undergoing teeth whitening procedures has greatly increased. Fortunately, as having whiter teeth has become a common aesthetic concern for people, teeth whitening products on the market have become noninvasive and straightforward. The process of whitening your teeth has become virtually hassle-free, and you even have a few options from which to choose! When deciding between teeth whitening methods, you will want to consider the ease of application, effectiveness, and affordability. The following four teeth whitening methods are the most popular options on the market.  (more…)

What You Need to Know About Tooth Whitening

Tuesday, October 1st, 2019

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What you should consider before tooth whitening

Everyone likes to have a bright, white, and healthy smile. However, toothpaste alone is not always enough to guarantee a white smile. That is why many people look to many teeth whitening techniques to give their smile an extra boost. If you are considering tooth whitening, there are a few things to know before you choose your treatment.  (more…)

At Home vs In-Office Teeth Whitening

Friday, April 19th, 2019

Learn about the differences between at home and in-office teeth whitening.

Learn about the differences between at home and in-office teeth whitening.

Everyone’s teeth will darken as they age, and discoloration can be a result of your genetics, medication, or your diet. There is a variety of teeth whitening products you can try at home, or you can visit your dentist for professional in-office treatment. Continue reading to learn about the different methods of teeth whitening and which is best for you! (more…)