Most people kick-start their day with a steaming cup of black coffee, latte, or cappuccino. Coffee lovers absolutely need that dose of caffeine to begin their day. While there’s nothing more relaxing than a delicious cup of coffee, it’s essential to realize that it can seriously stain your teeth, thereby affecting your dental health.
Coffee comprises of ingredients called tannins that breakdown in water and can cause the color compounds in your beverage to stick to your teeth.
As a result of this, they end up leaving a yellowish tint behind on the surface of the teeth.
However, there are many ways through which you can eliminate coffee stains from your teeth without having to give up your favorite beverage.
Every time you drink coffee in the morning, make sure to brush your teeth regularly right after. This is more of a prevention tip rather than a treatment method; however, it does help prevent the stains from becoming worse. You can also gargle your mouth with water in order to prevent the pigments from permanently staining your teeth.
One way to reduce or eliminate coffee stains from the teeth is using whitening toothpaste. This type of toothpaste features whitening ingredients that fight stubborn coffee stains on the teeth, leaving them clean and fresh.
Dentists provide various professional cleaning treatments that you can try to get rid of coffee stains from your teeth. These help lighten the shade of your teeth by removing the stains on the top layer.
If you wish to schedule a teeth whitening procedure, call us at (469) 444-7919 where Dr. Jonathan Golab and will first examine the stains on your teeth and then suggest the appropriate treatment to remove the stains.
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