If you would like to maintain your newly whitened smile, then our dentist, Dr. Alan Nix, is happy to help you. Now, it’s tough to maintain the results for a lifetime, especially if you tend to do things that discolor the smile, but you can maintain the results for a long period of time if desired. To help you do so, our dentist is happy to give you the tips you need. Those tips are to:
-Avoid tooth-staining substances: Some things that cause tooth stains include coffee, tea, cola, red wine, tomato sauce and other dark products you eat and drink. If you have to drink a dark drink, it’s best to do so through a straw so it limits the contact with the teeth.
-Avoid tobacco: Tobacco is a major cause of tooth discoloration. It also harms the smile and body immensely. So, it’s best to avoid tobacco use altogether.
-Use whitening toothpaste: Whitening toothpaste can help you because it can remove the stains from your teeth each day before they have a chance to set into the tooth enamel. You can talk to your dental team about which whitening toothpaste we recommend using.
For more information and details about how to maintain white teeth in Terrell, Texas, please contact our dental team at Alan L. Nix DDS. When you dial 972-563-7633, we will be more than happy to give you the answers and help you need. We look forward to talking with you!