South Attleboro Dentist | James M. Phelan, DMD, MAGD | Exquisite Smiles
Teeth whitening, is a common procedure in general dentistry. A child’s first set of teeth are generally whiter than the adult teeth that follow. As a person ages the adult teeth often become darker due to changes in the mineral structure of the tooth.
Causes of Teeth Discoloration
There are many causes. The most common include:
- consumption of staining substances such as: coffee, tea, soda, tobacco, and red wine
- consumption of tetracycline
- certain antibiotics
- excessive fluoride
Who May Benefit From Teeth Whitening?
Almost anyone benefits from teeth whitening. However, treatment may not be as effective for some. Dr. Phelan can help determine a professional teeth whitening treatment plan.
Is Teeth Whitening Safe?
Yes teeth whitening is safe. Extensive research and clinical studies have shown that whitening teeth under the supervision of a dentist is safe. In fact, many dentists consider whitening to be the safest cosmetic dental procedure available.
Teeth Whitening Treatment
Dr. Phelan upon a full review of your dental history can recommend a course of treatment. Treatments vary depending on your individual diagnosis. Our office specializes in ZOOM Professional Whitening System.
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Our goal is to help you achieve optimum dental care. It may take some time to arrive at your “exquisite smile,” but by following a preplanned course, with each of us doing our part, we can look forward to a lifetime of good dental health and a pleasant association.