Dr. Paul Perella, DMD
Your Dentist in North Palm Beach

Blog - Teeth Whitening


All the better to smile at you, my dear!

Teeth whitening has become so popular that is has become a regular part of a patient's treatment plan (after the needed dental work has been done). Due to lifestyle and eating habits, our teeth can get stained, dull or discolored. Don't worry, we don't judge!

The darker tissue of your teeth, the dentin, can become exposed as the outer layer of enamel is worn away by the effects of aging or things like caffeine and tobacco. And over time, teeth can actually become more absorbant and vulnerable to staining from food and other agents.

Some "whitening toothpastes" can be somewhat effective at removing stains ...

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Everyone loves a bright white smile, and there are a variety of products and procedures available to help you improve the look of yours. While many people are happy with the sparkle they get from brushing twice daily with a flouride-containing toothpaste, flossing once a day and regular cleanings at their dentist, some would like to go beyond this and make their smiles look brighter.

Before starting a bleaching treatment, you may want to start by speaking to your dentist. He or she can tell you whether whitening products would be effective for you. Whiteners may not correct all types of discoloration. For example, yellowish hued ...

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