Whitening your teeth is one thing, making sure it stays white is a different issue altogether. It is much better to maintain your teeth's color after a whitening session than to let them discolor and keep whitening them after every short period. Here are some of the tips you should use to maintain white teeth:
Avoid Tobacco Products
Tobacco is one of the most dangerous products as far as teeth discoloration is concerned.
Usually, "long in the tooth" means that you are old and wise. However, it could mean something else. It can mean that baby teeth have overstayed their welcome in your child's mouth. The teeth have been there too long, and they are, and will, cause multiple problems. Here is what you can do to move things along with dental development.
Visit a Dentist to Get X-Rays
First and foremost, visit a dentist and request x-rays.
Dental veneers are a very thin piece of porcelain that are bonded to your existing teeth using a dental cement. They are custom made to match the color and shape of your existing teeth so they look more natural. The veneers help give you a beautiful smile, which can improve your self confidence. See below for some information about dental veneers including the process, the benefits and how to care for them.
If you have a dental crown in place of one of your teeth, then you know how it is a bit different, and often more difficult, to try and keep this tooth clean and looking healthy. You often have to approach cleaning it just a little bit differently than your natural teeth. This is because of both the makeup of the tooth as well as the placement of the tooth at the gums.
There are a lot of people that do not visit a dentist for years. Some skip these visits out of fears they have, while others skip them for monetary purposes. Visiting a dentist is important in life though, and skipping these visits could lead to major problems in your mouth. If you have not visited a dentist in years, here are three reasons you may want to start making this a priority.