Teeth Whitening Risks

Buffalo Dentist Explains Whether Teeth Whitening Can Damage Enamel

Worried about teeth whitening risks? Mark Teach, an experienced cosmetic dentist in Buffalo explains in this educational video whether teeth whitening can damage enamel.  If you have questions, or would like to schedule a dental appointment, please contact us today.

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Just as with most things in life, overdoing anything can cause issues. If somebody were to bleach too often, her or his enamel would become weakened. The effective agent in teeth whitening is usually peroxide, which can decrease the strength of the enamel. If somebody were to excessively bleach, her or his would develop a bluish or grayish tinge; they would become chalky looking. Most dental whitening products require certain amounts of time that users should wait between bleaching. Two tooth whitening treatments a year is the norm.

Are you ready to whiten your teeth? Contact our cosmetic dentists in Buffalo today to schedule a consultation. We have been in private practice serving Buffalo and the Southtowns community in Buffalo for nearly 40 years, and welcome the opportunity to put a smile on your face.

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