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Many people feel that a white and even smile says a lot about them. Unfortunately, the natural processes of aging, dark food and drinks, or tobacco use can stain the teeth in your smile. This might leave you feeling self-conscious and wanting to explore your whitening options.

It’s a good idea to consult with Dr. Debora Bolton before starting a new whitening routine. The training and experience she has can help you find the safest and most effective way to meet your whitening goals.

Using a whitening toothpaste in your daily oral hygiene routine is an easy way to whiten minor stains on your teeth. This can be a very simple way to reduce minor surface stains between dental cleaning appointments. Moderate to deeply stained will require stronger measures.

The mild concentrations of hydrogen peroxide in whitening toothpaste is only strong enough to brighten minor surface stains. Moderate to deeply stained will require stronger measures.

Before purchasing a specific brand of whitening toothpaste, you should look for the American Dental Association Seal of Acceptance. The seal represents that the toothpaste has been researched and tested for safety and effectiveness.

Deep stains on tooth enamel can rarely be whitened by retail whitening products. To safely and effectively whiten your teeth, you should ask Dr. Debora Bolton about a professional tooth bleaching procedure.

If you would like to know more about whitening toothpaste or you would like to explore your whitening options, you should call Dr. Debora Bolton at 919-381-5900 to set up an appointment.