12 Dec Teeth Whitening in Fairbanks, Alaska
Many people who want a brighter, healthier smile find that typical mouthwashes and toothpastes are not enough to keep their teeth as white as they would prefer. Some at-home whitening products can actually damage teeth and may reduce the strength of the enamel. At Fairbanks Family Dental Care, we recommend safe and effective dental trays that patients can take home to use for health conscious, at-home teeth whitening. These take-home whitening trays can help patients achieve a whiter smile without the risk of damaging tooth strength or health. They are custom-made, and are much like retainers in that they are made to fit the patient’s teeth. By creating custom trays, the dentists at Fairbanks Family Dental Care can create an entirely brighter, clearer smile.
Routine teeth whitening trays can help whiten teeth that have been discolored or stained by:
- Fluorosis (Overexposure to fluoride)
- Eating or drinking certain foods
Teeth are especially susceptible to stains and discoloration from food and drink. Many foods have a high acid or sugar content that can erode and stain tooth enamel. Reducing exposure to such food and drink, especially very staining drinks such as coffee and tea, will help keep teeth healthier and brighter. Once the acid and sugar reduce the enamel on teeth, it makes it easier for teeth to become yellow and harder for most of the standard at-home treatments to truly help the teeth become whiter and brighter. Dental cleanings and dentist-prescribed whitening trays are recommended to keep a healthy smile that is brilliant and white.
At Fairbanks Family Dental Care, the caring staff are always ready to help patients achieve their dental goals. With the option to whiten teeth from home through whitening trays, patients can have effective and convenient whitening treatments. The custom-made trays are an easy solution to achieving a radiant smile.
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