Using tobacco introduces a plethora of tar and complex chemicals to your mouth. Over time, these chemicals can have a profoundly negative effect on the health of your mouth and the appearance of your teeth.
Frequent tobacco users are at heightened risk of suffering from these problems; however, even occasional tobacco users can also suffer from undue oral health problems and significant dental stains. in addition, consuming dark beverages can worsen tooth enamel that is already discolored from tobacco. With most cases of significant dental stains related to tobacco use, retail tooth whitening products often prove ineffective. Some can even potentially irritate your gums and harm your teeth.
If your teeth have been significantly stained by tobacco use and dark beverages, you should consider scheduling a dental bleaching treatment from one of our experienced dentists.
After taking the appropriate measures to protect your gums, they will pour a small amount of concentrated dental bleach into special trays that match the general curves of your dentition. They will be inserted into your mouth along with a small suction wand.
The professional strength whitening agents will then start to penetrate the microscopic pores of your tooth enamel to remove the dental stains. This might also be followed up with a special ultraviolet light to address any trouble spots.
If you live in the Springboro, Dayton, and Kettering, Ohio, area, and if you have been struggling with chronic dental stains, please call (937) 253-3601 to schedule a dental bleaching treatment at Dayton Comprehensive Dentistry. Dr. Cory Sellers, Dr. Ryan Platt, Dr. Caitlin Lochtefeld, and Dr. Michael Lochtefeld are here to help you with your oral care needs!