Check with a Dentist Before Using a Dental Whitening Product

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The dental whitening products sold in stores are often tempting for people struggling to deal with chronic dental stains on their teeth. Unfortunately, many of these products rely on exorbitant marketing claims to make the mild potency of the hydrogen peroxide that is often used as their primary whitening agent.

At the same time it’s also worth noting that excessive use of these products could potentially irritate your gums and cause problems with the strength of your tooth enamel. Rather than risk these problems, you should consider setting up a consultation with a dentist like Dr. Nidal Obeid before using any retail grade tooth whitening product.

The professional training and experience of Dr. Nidal Obeid and the staff at Family Dental of Roscoe can quickly assess the severity of your dental stains. This will help to determine the safest method for restoring your white smile.

In many cases of significant dental staining a dental bleaching treatment is the most effective method for restoring the white appearance of your teeth. The professional tools and techniques used by Dr. Nidal Obeid can remove significant dental stains without risking undue harm to your mouth.

After your tooth enamel has been professionally whitened they might recommend occasionally using whitening toothpaste to address minor dental stains that develop between your dental checkups. Just make sure that you are only using a brand that have been approved by the American Dental Association.

If you live in the Chicago, Illinois, area and you are struggling to deal with stubborn dental stains, you should call 773-327-6500 to set up a consultation appointment at Family Dental of Roscoe.