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How to Keep Your Smile White After Professional Teeth Whitening

Professional teeth whitening is one of the easiest ways to enhance your smile. That’s why our dental team often recommends it as the first cosmetic dental treatment to try. 

To get the most value from teeth bleaching, we offer several tips for patients to maintain their shiny smiles. 

Here are some ways to keep your smile as white as possible for as long as possible. 

Watch Out for Staining Foods

One of the biggest culprits for dental staining is something we need: food. Certain foods and drinks stain teeth more than others. Consuming them often will cause your teeth to yellow fast. A few examples include:

  • Dark tea
  • Coffee
  • Dark soda
  • Berries

While avoiding these all together may be hard, we recommend at least using a straw to reduce their contact with your teeth. Rinse your mouth after consuming and brush 30 minutes later to help battle surface stains. 

End Tobacco

Oral tobacco products have an immense yellowing effect. For your oral health and overall wellness, cut back or completely stop using them. 

Diligent Dental Hygiene 

Brushing and flossing sound simple, but they are truly the best ways to keep your teeth white. Removing plaque and surface stains helps your smile stay radiant. Brush at least twice daily and floss once a day. Use a recommended whitening toothpaste as well. 

Regular Dental Cleanings

Dental cleanings also help keep your smile plaque-free and whiter. They go a step further than at-home hygiene. Our team scrubs and polishes every surface of every tooth to help keep your smile looking its best. We can also monitor tooth yellowing and provide personalized advice to help you keep your smile whiter.

Visit Us for Professional Teeth Whitening in Richmond, MI

Dr. Julie Cichoracki and her team are here to help you get a smile that you love. We offer complete cosmetic dentistry solutions, including teeth whitening. Turn to us to get rid of dental stains and enjoy a more radiant smile in no time. 

For teeth bleaching in Richmond you can count on, book your appointment with Dr. Julie Cichoracki today. 

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