Who doesn’t want white, bright, and shiny teeth? At our orthodontics office in South Austin and Georgetown, TX, we want our patients to have their best smile, one that can be proud of. If you’ve recently had treatment with us to correct your teeth’s alignment or any other treatment, the next step to getting your perfect smile may be tooth whitening. In this article, we’ll discuss four things to know about getting a brighter smile.
Our habits and even our genetics can play a big role in the color of our teeth. To be more specific, take a look at a few things that may be making the color of your smile dull:
Whitening products can contain one of two whitening agents. These include hydrogen peroxide and carbamide peroxide, which are essentially bleaches that work to break down the stains of your enamel into smaller pieces, making them less noticeable.
Tooth whitening does not work on all teeth. It is imperative to consult your dentist first before spending any amount of money on whitening treatments.
If you want to put some shine back in your smile, assuming you are a candidate for teeth whitening, you have a few options: