5 Reasons to Consider Teeth Whitening

5 Reasons to Consider Teeth Whitening

5 Reasons to Consider Teeth Whitening Treatment

Are you having difficulty deciding whether or not to have your teeth professionally whitened? If you are, here are five reasons to consider teeth whitening that may help you to come to the decision that is right for you.

  1. Aging

One of the most compelling reasons to consider teeth whitening is that yellowed, dingy or stained teeth can make you look considerably older than you really are. Although you may know that the discoloration is due to lifestyle choices, like drinking coffee, tea or red wine, most people will not think of these considerations when they look at your teeth. With a whitening treatment, you can look your age, or perhaps even younger.

  1. Stains

If you feel resigned to living with stained or discolored teeth, you really should think about the reasons to consider a teeth whitening treatment. Unless your stains are permanent (perhaps due to using certain antibiotics), there is no reason why they will not respond to whitening treatments.

  1. Smoking

Of course you know that smoking is bad for you – in fact, with the social stigma attached to smoking these days, someone probably feels free to tell you just that every time you light up. We are not here to judge, though. If your teeth have acquired the nasty yellow tone that goes along with the habit of smoking, a whitening treatment can blast the stains away.  When you see how good your teeth look after the treatment, you may even consider quitting.

  1. Over the Counter Whitening

One of the best reasons to consider teeth whitening treatment from your dentist is that OTC whitening kits are never going to give you good results. For one thing, they concentrate on the front teeth, meaning that when you smile, people can still see the yellowed teeth at the sides. Professional whitening treatments target all of your teeth, so everything is whitened consistently. Also, you might, if you are lucky, get your teeth a shade or two whiter with an OTC kit. With professional tooth whitening, you can whiten up to eight shades.

  1. Improved Self-Confidence

If you have been trying not to smile because you are embarrassed, a whitening treatment can give you your confidence back. Curious about teeth whitening? View our previous blogs about it.

Contact Us

Why not make an appointment for a teeth whitening treatment from Dr. Al Berger? To arrange an appointment, or just to learn more about the reasons to consider teeth whitening, call us at 631-589-2600 or use the form on our Contact Us page. Our office is located near Bayport, NY.

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