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If you have stained teeth and are looking for a whitening treatment in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, you are far from alone! On average, Americans spend $1.4 billion a year to whiten their teeth, and this excludes professional whitening treatments. Wouldn’t you like to save that money because your teeth are already white? You can, by avoiding things that stain your teeth. Here are a few ideas to help you do so.

There are many external factors that can cause stains and discoloration. Tobacco is a fairly well-known one, and can cause discoloration in all of its oral forms, including cigarettes, pipe smoking, and chewing tobacco. Beverages such as cola, tea, and coffee, are also known to stain the teeth. There are some medications that have also been known to stain teeth as well.

However, there are some factors about the color of your teeth that can’t be controlled, such as genetics and aging. In these instances, a whitening treatment may come in handy, and our team can help. We can inspect your teeth and set up a customized whitening plan to help brighten your smile.

It may seem that a whitening kit may be more affordable, a whitening treatment is a more effective option. It’s also safer. At home, treatments are known to leave the teeth feeling more sensitive and in some cases can permanently damage teeth. Also, because at home treatments aren’t customized to your needs, they are likely to irritate your gums.

If you have any questions or concerns about teeth whitening, please call Alpha Dental Excellence at (215) 970-2515. Your dentist, Dr. Arpan Patel and his staff are happy to assist with any questions you may have.