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By Ernest Fontaine, D.D.S.
October 13, 2016
Category: Dental Procedures

Say goodbye to dental stains and say hello to professional teeth whitening in Harrisburg.

Your alarm is blaring. You hit snooze. Your alarm roars again. You begrudgingly get up. What do you do next? Do you head right to the teeth whiteningcoffee pot? You aren’t alone. About 150 million Americans drink coffee every day. With a Starbucks on so many corners it isn’t too surprising that Americans love their coffee. Of course, coffee can leave some pretty nasty stains on your teeth, but our Harrisburg, PA cosmetic dentist, Dr. Ernest Fontaine, can easily tackle this.

There are a number of issues that can cause teeth discolorations but one of the main ones tends to be coffee. Of course, eating other foods or drinks such as red wine, tea, tomato sauce, and berries can also cause teeth to become yellowed or stained. Fortunately, our Harrisburg, PA dentist can easily treat these surface stains with professional teeth whitening.

In-Office Whitening

This is often the preferred method for whitening since patients can come into our office with dental stains and leave with a drastically whiter smile. We can easily get some smiles up to 10 shades whiter in just a single one-hour whitening session.

In-office whitening is designed to whiten the front eight teeth, which are visible when you smile. This is a great way to remove the stains that people see when you smile or talk. Even if you suffer from tooth sensitivity we can tailor and monitor your treatment to make sure that your tooth sensitivity doesn’t get worse.

Plus, tooth whitening results can last up to one year or more, depending on how good your oral hygiene is and if you continue to use home whitening products to help maintain your results.

At-Home Whitening

We aren’t talking about the kits that you can pick up from the drugstore. Instead, we are talking about the professional whitening systems that we can create for you so that you can whiten right in your own home.

While it won’t give you the quick results that you’ll get with teeth whitening, if you aren’t in a rush for results but do want to get a whiter smile then it’s time to talk to our Harrisburg, PA dentist about whether at-home whitening is the best option for you.

Leave coffee in your cup not on your teeth. If you want to get professional teeth whitening in Harrisburg, PA and refresh your smile then it’s time you called Dr. Fontaine to find out if whitening is right for you.