All Tooth Stains Are Not Created Equal

Tooth Bleaching Options For St Charles IL Will any of our locally advertised teeth whitening options remove the stains from your teeth?

The effectiveness of teeth bleaching in St Charles IL depends partly on the types of stains.

Extrinsic tooth stains are the easiest to remove. These surface stains have not yet penetrated through the enamel into the dentin. Extrinsic stains are caused by dark-colored foods and beverages like blueberries, carrots, coffee, red wine, and cola. And nicotine is no better for your smile than it is for your lungs.

Unfortunately, even if you avoid these common teeth stainers, your teeth will become discolored over time. Like gray hair, wrinkles, and memory lapses, a dull smile is an inevitable part of aging for St Charles IL area retirees.

Intrinsic tooth stains develop from the inside out. Tooth injury and tetracycline are the usual culprits. Intrinsic stains are more difficult to remove completely, but it is possible to lighten them with professional tooth whitening available at your Elgin cosmetic dental office.

If your teeth are stained, whether from coffee, tetracycline, or excessive fluoride, call David A. Rice, D.D.S. at 847-741-2353. We have treated many Elgin, St Charles IL and Bartlett IL area clients with extreme tooth discoloration.

It is never too late or too early to brighten your smile.

St Charles IL seniors can take years off their appearance by restoring the youthful white smile they once enjoyed. Local teens and young adults with surface stains can prevent them from becoming intrinsic stains with Elgin tooth bleaching.

Speaking of the younger set, did you know that people who drink energy drinks are at risk for many general dentistry problems?

David A. Rice, D.D.S. is the cosmetic dental specialist in Elgin. Discover why hundreds of St Charles IL families trust us with their smiles.

Call us at 847-741-2353.

Memberships & Associations

Dr. David Rice, DDS, KOIS Center Clinical Instructor membership page The American Academy of Restorative Dentistry membership logo for Dr. Rice, DDS Elgin dentist Dr. David Rice is a member of the American Dental Association Illinois State Dental Society membership badge for Dr. David Rice, DDS


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