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When Your Dental Discoloration Persists After Whitening

If you feel dissatisfied with a store bought whitening treatment, or let down by a toothpaste that promises to brighten your smile, you may be interested in a professional whitening treatment. With a treatment provided by your dentist, so you can remarkable improvements, as the whitening agents used can attack stains found in deeper layers of your enamel. A Philips Zoom WhiteSpeed treatment can have you in and out of your dentist’s office in forty-five minutes, ready to show off your dramatically brightened smile. However, it should be noted that if you have intrinsic discoloration, which comes from issues within your tooth structure, another cosmetic dental treatment may be needed.

What Causes Intrinsic Discoloration?

Intrinsic discoloration can have several causes, with some patients suffering problems due to fluorosis, or because of a side effect of certain medications. A tooth that is injured may darken, causing it to stand apart from its neighbors. If you are unsure about the nature of your discoloration, talk with your dentist. If you need to address this type of problem, you may benefit from the placement of porcelain veneers, or from a dental bonding treatment.

What To Expect From Your Cosmetic Dental Treatment

The result of your cosmetic treatment should be a smile you are excited to show off. Your treatment should not force you to alter your overall approach to daily oral care, though patients who have had veneers placed may have a non-abrasive toothpaste recommended. Patients who undergo a cosmetic treatment should also feel confident that they can bite and chew like normal, though be mindful that it is possible to damage your cosmetic work.

Talk To Modern Dentistry Of Shrewsbury If You Need To Address Intrinsic Discoloration

At Modern Dentistry of Shrewsbury, your dentist can help you if you have issues with dental discoloration that a whitening treatment fails to solve. Contact us to schedule an appointment if you would like to see how cosmetic work can benefit you – you can call our office at (508) 842-8838. Located in Shrewsbury, MA, we proudly welcome patients from Worcester, North and South Grafton, Westborough, Southborough, Northborough, Boylston, Hopkinton, Millbury, and all surrounding communities.