Is Coffee Making It Harder To Keep Your Smile White?

For people who feel incapable of facing their mornings without a cup of coffee, dental discoloration can become a real concern. Over time, this caffeinated drink can leave stains on your teeth, which can make you uncomfortable with the way you look. The beverage’s acidity can also be an issue, as it can soften enamel, making it easier for staining particles to stick. Cutting back on coffee, drinking more water, and being consistent about keeping your teeth clean can help you limit the buildup of stains. Your St. Louis, MO dentist is able to make improvements for your smile by providing you with a professional teeth-whitening treatment.

The Smile Problems Connected With Drinks Like Coffee And Tea

Coffee and tea are both popular drinks for those in search of an energy boost. Unsweetened coffee and tea drinks are low in sugar, meaning they can be less of a cavity risk than soft drinks or energy drinks. However, the concerns you have about the effect on your smile are legitimate, and it can be hard to ignore how your smile can dull over time. While changing your habits can reduce your accumulation of stains, you can grow frustrated at the thought of your teeth remaining dull or discolored.

Arrange A Professional Whitening Treatment To Address Difficult Teeth Stains

While store bought whitening agents can help you remove the stains that are on the surface of your teeth, your overall concerns with how you look may not be satisfied by these products. If you want to see more impressive changes, talk to Dr. Johnson about a professional whitening procedure. With professional whitening agents, it becomes possible to remove stains that are especially stubborn, which results in more striking improvements. While many people take home a professional whitening kit, you can arrange for an in-office treatment if you want to make sure your smile looks different in time for an important event.

For some individuals, dental discoloration may be a result of intrinsic discoloration, not teeth stains. There are alternative cosmetic dental procedures that can help. For instance, Dr. Johnson may talk to you about using porcelain veneers to cover up internal flaws that make your teeth look stained.

What Can I Do To Avoid Letting New Teeth Stains Build Up?

To put it simply, if you cut back on products that leave teeth stains, you can protect yourself against discoloration after a whitening treatment. You should also keep up with effective brushing habits, so you can remove staining particles that gather over the course of your day.

Magnolia Family Dental Can Help You Keep Your Smile White

Magnolia Family Dental is ready to help you show off a bright, white smile! If you are bothered by the way your coffee habit has hurt your appearance, you can discuss cosmetic care with Dr. Johnson. To learn more, please call Magnolia Family Dental in Kirkwood/St. Louis, MO, today at 314-822-4521.