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In order to ensure your smile has the greatest chance of success, it is important to make sure you keep it safe from stains and discolorations. In fact, 96% of all adults believe an attractive smile makes a person more appealing. Thus, it is important to keep your smile bright and shining not only for your oral health but also for your self-esteem and social life. If you require a tooth whitening treatment, consider the following options:

– Dentist-provided teeth whitening treatments for at-home use – Due to the fact in-office whitening treatments are so useful, they do not need to be given frequently and instead, your dentist can provide you with at-home treatments to correct any potential issues that may arise.
– Over-the-counter teeth whitening systems – Be careful when using any over the counter teeth whitening treatment systems. Countless products are not capable of working as advertised, and since they are unregulated, they can lead to damage to your mouth, including bleaching your gums and causing potential tooth enamel loss. Be sure to consult with your dentist before using any over-the-counter whitening system.
– Additional forms of whitening – Teeth whitening ingredients are also often placed in traditional cleaning products such as toothpaste, mouthwash, and chewing gum.
– In-office teeth whitening treatments – In-office whitening treatments are generally revered as the safest and most effective of all teeth whitening treatment systems. They are highly effective, as they are professionally customized to each patient to ensure they have the tightest possible hold on your teeth for the whitening tray, as well as the safest gels for your mouth.

If you would like to have a comprehensive exam for a whiter smile from our team at Holmes Dental, simply schedule an appointment with Dr. Nicole Holmes and the rest of our team by calling 970-221-2499. Our dentist office is conveniently located in Fort Collins, Colorado.