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As time passes, the natural processes of aging and dark foods and beverages can stain and dull your smile. Many people start out trying to whiten their smile with consumer-grade whitening products. These often yield mixed or unsatisfactory results.

Before using any whitening product, it’s always a good idea to consult with your dentist, Dr. Michael Nguyen. Our team has the extensive training and experience needed to help you safely and effectively whiten your teeth.

Deeply stained teeth can rarely be whitened by whitening toothpaste or strips. In most cases, the only way to effectively improve this level of staining is to have your dentist administer a professional bleaching treatment.

The concentration of whitening agents in our tooth-bleaching treatment is the safest and most effective way to whiten your smile.

First, the dentist will apply a special gel or a rubber dam to your gums to protect them from the powerful bleaching agents. Then, he will pour a small amount of concentrated bleaching gel into a tray that is held in your mouth for a few minutes.

The total length of time required for the bleaching treatment will vary depending on the severity of the stains and your personal whitening goals. Once the bleaching is done, a special ultraviolet light might also be used to whiten deep pores in the tooth enamel.

If you have moderate to deeply stained teeth, you should contact North Texas Dental at 903-893-2800 to ask about a professional bleaching treatment in Sherman, Texas.