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A healthy, bright smile involves building excellent oral hygiene habits along with routine professional dental cleanings to maintain healthy tooth enamel. Your diligent daily brushing and flossing keep your teeth (and gums) looking their best. At the dental office of Dr. Christopher Layton located in Oceanside, California, one of our most popular requests for treatment for a more appealing smile is teeth whitening.

In as little as one treatment, teeth whitening can brighten your smile. Our professional system uses a powerful, safe whitening gel applied to tooth enamel. This gel lightens stains, discoloration, and any yellowing on the teeth. Do you know what might be dulling your pearly whites?

1- Food and beverages: berries, certain candies, coffee, tea, and red wine can attach to the tooth enamel and stain it.

2- Tobacco use: tar and nicotine can darken teeth.

3- Medications: drugs such as antibiotics, antipsychotics, antihistamines, and high blood pressure medications can alter tooth enamel.

4- Age: as enamel thins out over time, the yellower dentin layer beneath comes through.

5- Trauma: injury can darken tooth color because the tooth creates more dentin in response to an injury.

Our Calavera Hills Dental team is pleased to provide teeth whitening for our patients in Oceanside, California. Please give us a call today at 760-842-5876 to find out how Dr. Christopher Layton can brighten your smile for a brighter, new year!