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If the teeth in your smile have been yellowed by the passage of time or your enjoyment of dark foods and beverages, it can leave you feeling socially awkward. In a situation like this, there are several different options that our dentists, Dr. Kenneth Klassen and Dr. Wendy Quiroz might suggest.

Brushing your teeth with whitening toothpaste can help brighten minor surface stains. This can be a convenient way to maintain your white smile between dental cleanings. At the same time, you should also note that the hydrogen peroxide concentration in whitening toothpaste cannot address deeper stains.

When shopping for whitening toothpaste, you should always check to make sure it has earned the American Dental Association’s Seal of Acceptance. This seal signifies that the ADA has researched and tested the product for safety and effectiveness as part of an oral hygiene routine.

Keep in mind, however, that teeth-whitening toothpaste can only brighten minor surface stains. The professional tooth bleaching procedure our office offers is the safest, most effective way to brighten moderate to deeply stained teeth. Our professional teeth whitening treatments use a powerful, safe whitening gel applied to the surface of your teeth to lighten stains, discoloration, and yellowing on tooth enamel.

Our teeth whitening is available in both in-office and take-home systems. If you would like to learn more about the whitening products and treatments available to you, please call our office in Clovis, California at 559-299-9211 to schedule an appointment. Our team is excited to help you achieve a whiter, brighter smile!