Tooth Enamel Stained by Tobacco Use Cannot Be Fully Improved by Whitening Toothpaste

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Even occasional tobacco use has the ability to cause significant stains to your teeth. Regular tobacco users often struggle to deal with severe shades of yellow and brown on their tooth enamel. In almost all of these cases, the whitening products sold in stores simply lack the potency to remove the set-in stains.

For a smile in this condition, you will need to turn to Drs. Niles and Niles-Smith to have a dental bleaching procedure performed. The potent whitening agents and professional techniques they employ can safely and effectively remove stains from deep within your tooth enamel.

After the whitening treatment, you should consider measures to prevent future stains. This certainly includes tobacco cessation while also cutting back on certain food and drink items.

Brushing your teeth once a day with a whitening toothpaste might also help remove daily surface stains before they have a chance to saturate your tooth enamel. Just be sure to look for the American Dental Association’s Seal of Acceptance. The seal represents that the toothpaste has been researched and tested for safety and effectiveness.

If you are suffering with a tobacco-stained smile and you live in the Woodbridge, Virginia, area, you should call 703.494.4101 to schedule an appointment at Niles Dental with our dentists.