Category: Teeth whitening
In this post from Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla CA , we begin with something we’d classify as Murphy’s Law: one of those things that’s bound to happen.
You leave the house on a pressing errand, looking completely disheveled. Inevitably, you bump into someone you know. How do you feel in your ill-fitting sweatpants and stained T-shirt?
Attractive clothing, well-groomed hair, and a fit body boost morale for most people. But do you know what others notice first? Your...Read More
One of the most common requests we get at Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla CA is for teeth whitening, one of our cosmetic dentistry services.
Everyone, it seems, would like to have teeth that are whiter. Our teeth tend to grow dull or get stained as the years go by: it’s just an unfortunate fact of life.
There are three types of stains on teeth:Extrinsic stains are on the surface of teeth. They’re the easiest to remove, and are caused by things like coffee, tea, wine,...Read More
Once you brighten your smile with professional teeth whitening at Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla, you’ll want the results to last as long as possible. But you must be careful: the same things that stained your teeth to begin with can stain them again. There are some things you can do retain that newly-whitened smile.
First, use an oral rinse every day. There are many over-the-counter products with whitening agents to help keep your smile bright. As a bonus, they can improve...Read More
If you’re teeth have grown yellow and dull over the years, professional teeth whitening from Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla can restore the natural beauty of your smile, and take years off your appearance.Toothpaste Can’t Erase All Stains
Tooth enamel, while one of the toughest substances in the body, is porous. Over time, the food and drinks that come in contact with our teeth bring about staining and discoloration.
There are plenty of toothpastes on the market that claim...Read More
The effectiveness of teeth whitening at Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla depends in part on the types of stains you have.
There are two types of tooth stains:Extrinsic stains are the simplest to remove. These are surface stains that have not penetrated through the enamel. Extrinsic stains are caused by dark-colored foods and beverages like blueberries, carrots, coffee, red wine, and cola. Tobacco is also a notorious staining agent. Intrinsic stains are within a tooth. Injury or...Read More
If you would like to perk up your smile, consider having your teeth whitenened at Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla. The results may surprise you!A Smile You Want to Show Off
A whiter smile can dramatically improve your smile. Many of our patients feel more self-confident in personal and professional settings with their new, whiter smiles. Who doesn’t need another reason to smile?
Of course, there are a lot of over-the-counter whitening products in any drugstore, and most of them...Read More
Do you think your teeth are too stained for teeth whitening to have any effect? Think again. At Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla CA, we whiten smiles for our patients every day.
There are two basic types of teeth stains: extrinstic, and intrinsic.Extrinsic stains are on the surfaces of your teeth: discolorations caused by dark colored foods and drinks, smoking, and normal aging. Intrinsic stains form on the inside but can be seen from the outside. Tetracycline, excessive fluoride, trauma,...Read More