If you decide to whiten your teeth, talk to our dentists, Dr. Cynthia Becker or Dr. Cynthia Pistoia with a treatment at our office, you can safely and effectively whiten your teeth. But whitening your teeth is only half the battle. You still have to keep them that way!
If you smoke or use tobacco, now would be a great time to think about quitting. Tobacco stains your teeth brown and nicotine will turn them yellow. Red wine can obviously discolor your teeth, but white wine has a high level of acid which can also darken your teeth. Coffee and tea can discolor your teeth, so you should enjoy all dark beverages with a glass of water, or when possible through a straw.
There are also foods that can darken your teeth. Pasta sauce can turn your teeth red, as well as curry, balsamic vinegar. Berries make a great snack or dessert, but you should make sure to wash them down with a glass of water.
Of course, the best thing you can to keep your teeth looking great is to brush them twice a day, floss them once a day, and see your dentist for your routine cleanings and exams. If you would like to turn up the wow factor in your teeth, call My Dental Care at 317-849-0999 to make for a whitening appointment in Fishers, Indiana.