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Significant dental stains tend to build up over the course of time. They are more likely to develop if you frequently drink dark beverages or you use tobacco products. It’s also worth noting certain foods like chocolate, dark berries, and tomato sauces can sometimes contribute to dental stains.

In time this can turn your tooth enamel an unsightly shade of yellow, gray, or beige, the whitening products sold in stores will likely prove ineffective at improving the appearance of your teeth. Instead of risking undue harm to your teeth and gums, you should have a dental bleaching treatment administered by a dentist like Dr. Celso Seretti.

Going forward, you might be able to remove minor dental stains from appearing on your teeth by occasionally brushing with a quality brand of whitening toothpaste. This can help prevent surface stains from saturating your teeth.

When shopping for whitening toothpaste you should look for the American Dental Association’s Seal of Acceptance. This small logo on the packaging signifies that the product’s active ingredients have been researched and tested and certified for safe oral use.

If you live in the Houston, Texas, area and you have significant dental stains on your teeth, you should call 281-486-9440 to schedule a dental bleaching treatment at Seretti Comprehensive Dentistry.