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The enamel is receptive to stains from multiple sources such as consuming dark food and drinks, tobacco use or even the natural processes of aging. Minor stains are often easier to brighten than stains that extend deep into the enamel layer. How deeply your teeth are stained will directly influence the whitening products and procedures needed to give you the bright smile you want.

It’s a good idea to talk to Dr. Christopher M. Spelman before beginning a new whitening program. Dr. Christopher M. Spelman has the necessary training and experience to help you find the most effective whitening option, while also preserving you long term oral health.

Whitening strips are made from a clear plastic material that has been treated with a topical form of hydrogen peroxide. The strips are made from a clear plastic material that has been treated with a topical form of hydrogen peroxide.

You simply apply them to the teeth in your smile for a half hour and leave them on while you go about your day. While the whitening strips are in your mouth you will need to avoid drinking, eating and using tobacco products.

The topical hydrogen peroxide in whitening strips is only strong enough to brighten minor surface stains on teeth. Deeply stained teeth can rarely be whitened by the products available in stores Dr. Christopher M. Spelman offers a dental bleaching procedure that can whiten deep stains safely and effectively.

If you have questions or would like to explore your whitening options, please feel free to call Dr. Christopher M. Spelman at 609-466-1332 to schedule an appointment.