Tobacco-Stained Teeth Will Often Require a Dental Bleaching Treatment

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If you use tobacco on even an occasional basis, the tar and other chemicals can easily become trapped on the surfaces of your teeth. When this happens, the whitening products available on store shelves typically lack the potency to fully whiten your smile.

Fortunately, the dental bleaching treatment administered by Dr. Paul Neumann employs potent whitening agents with professional techniques and tools. This has the ability to safely remove tobacco-related stains from deep within your tooth enamel, thus restoring your white, lustrous smile.

Dr. Paul Neumann will start by taking measures to protect your gums from the potent bleaching agents. This is usually done by applying a special gel or installing a temporary rubber dam over your gums. Once your gums have been protected, he will pour a small amount of concentrated bleaching gel into a tray. The tray is inserted into your mouth and held there. The severity of your tooth stains will influence the duration of the treatment.

Dr. Paul Neumann might use an ultraviolet light to eradicate stains from textured areas in the enamel and to improve the overall luster of your smile.

If you live in the Plaquemine, Louisiana, area and you are struggling with a tobacco-stained smile, you should call 225-687-4366 to explore your whitening options at our dentist’s office.