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Your tooth enamel has various microscopic textures that can trap staining particles from dark foods and beverages. If these minor surface stains are not removed in a timely manner, they can start to penetrate deeper and deeper into your teeth, causing more significant stains.

Brushing your teeth with a whitening toothpaste can be a convenient way of brightening minor surface stains. Just keep in mind that the concentration of whitening agents in whitening toothpaste aren’t potent enough to brighten moderate to deeply stained teeth.

When shopping for whitening toothpaste in Orem and Provo, Utah, you should always look for the American Dental Associations Seal of Acceptance. The seal represents that the toothpaste has been researched and tested for safety and effectiveness.

You might also want to consider making some minor changes in your lifestyle choices. Cutting back on dark foods and beverages will go a long way toward maintaining your smile. Regular tobacco use can also cause significant stains and you should strongly consider speaking with your physician about a tobacco cessation program.

If you have a dull, stained smile, you should call 801-225-5594 to set up a whitening consultation at The Smile Studio - Dr. Chad Ellis. Your dentist, Dr. Chad Ellis, will be happy to help you!