Dr. Fahd Yousaf and the professional team at Precision Smile Dentistry are happy to provide their patients that live in or work near Stafford VA teeth whitening services. He also provides teeth whitening services to patients that live throughout the Stafford County VA area as well.

What is teeth whitening?

Also known as teeth bleaching, teeth whitening is a procedure that removes stains and discolorations from your teeth. You may be familiar with over-the-counter whitening products, which often produce little to no whitening results. The lackluster effects of these products is due to their low concentration of bleaching formula, which often only remove minor surface stains. For bleaching that penetrates both the enamel and dentin, professional teeth whitening offers your best chance for dramatic, lasting results.

What causes discolored teeth?

Your teeth can become stained for a number of reasons, including:

• Food and drinks: Eating or drinking dark substances such as coffee, tea, red wine, cola, berries, and dark sauces cause surface stains on the enamel. Acidic foods, such as carbonated drinks, citrus fruits, and vinegar can also erode tooth enamel, and make staining more likely.

• Smoking and smokeless tobacco products: Nicotine and other chemicals in tobacco products leave deposits on the teeth, giving them a dark appearance.

• Medications. The antibiotic tetracycline, when taken during tooth formation, can sometimes give teeth a gray appearance. Excessive amounts of fluoride can also discolor teeth, causing mottled white spots.

• Tooth trauma. Small fractures in the teeth can attract stains, and deeper damage to the nerve tissues can turn a tooth gray or brown.

Precision Smile Dentistry offers at-home teeth whitening treatments in Stafford VA

For a more convenient option in the comfort of your own home, Dr. Fahd Yousaf provides at-home professional teeth whitening, which requires one short office visit in which Dr. Yousaf will custom-create mouth trays that fit your teeth perfectly. After creating your whitening trays, hhe will send you home with a strong bleaching formula to place in the trays, which you will wear for a specified time period each day. In as little as two weeks, you can achieve the same whitening results as with in-office methods.

Will my dental restorations respond to teeth whitening?

White fillings, cosmetic bonding, veneers, and crowns will not respond to teeth whitening. If you are considering having any of these restorations placed, you may want to undergo a whitening treatment first so that they can be shaded to match your newly whitened teeth, ensuring a uniform, brilliant white smile.

Dr. Fahd Yousaf and the team at Precision Smile Dentistry are experts in teeth whitening. If you have any questions pertaining to general dentistry, restorative dentistry, cleaning and preventions and root canal treatments in Stafford VA, 22556 zip code area, Stafford County VA, Manassas VA, Woodbridge VA, Fredericksburg MA and Spotsylvania VA or would like to schedule a complimentary consultation with Dr. Fahd Yousaf contact Precision Smile Dentistry at: (540) 300 2255

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