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Significant dental stains don’t just spontaneously appear on the faces of your teeth. They build up over the course of time. Dental stains are more likely to develop if you frequently drink dark beverages or you use tobacco products with any frequency.

If your smile has dulled and turned an unsightly shade of yellow, gray, or beige, the whitening products sold in stores will likely prove ineffective at removing dental stains from your tooth enamel. Rather than risk undue harm to your teeth and gums, you should have our dentists administer a dental bleaching treatment.

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

Just be sure to 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 by the ADA and certified for safe oral use.

If you live in the Greenwood, Mississippi, area and you are concerned about the appearance of significant dental stains, you should call 662-453-5536 to schedule a consultation at the dental offices of Family Dental Associates. Dr. Hodges and Dr. Whites, along with the rest of our dental team, are happy to help you maintain your beautiful smile!