Welcome to the dental practice of C.R. (Chip) Edwards, Jr., D.D.S where we offer dental services to patients in the Sanford, Florida, and surrounding areas. Are your pearly whites lacking the whiteness they used to have? If your teeth have lost their brightness, or are sporting discoloration, there is no need to be embarrassed. Tooth discoloration is common, whether from wear and tear over time (age), from what you eat and what beverages you drink, medication you might be taking, or even because of your family tree. Basically the causes are either extrinsic or intrinsic.
Extrinsic stains are surface stains caused by factors on the outside of the tooth, which include eating or drinking tooth-staining foods such as coffee, tea, or wine, smoking or chewing tobacco, and poor oral hygiene habits.
Intrinsic stains stem from whatever is going on inside the tooth. Tooth decay, taking certain medications such as tetracycline, over fluoridation (known as fluorosis), a chipped or broken tooth which has darkened from deadened nerves, or having a dark amalgam filling in the tooth can all cause tooth staining.
No matter what the cause of your tooth staining, we can help! Our skilled dentist, Dr. Chip Edwards and his dental team are pleased to offer teeth whitening for our patients in Sanford, Florida. We offer tooth whitening services to help restore your smile, with both in-office and take-home whitening systems. Our professional teeth whitening treatments use a powerful yet safe whitening gel which is applied to the surface of your teeth. This gel then lightens your stains, discoloration, and yellowing on the tooth enamel.
Tooth whitening is one of the easiest, fastest and fairly simplest changes you can make to revitalize your smile. So if you would like to find out how our teeth whitening treatments can brighten your smile, or to schedule a visit with Dr. Edwards, please give us a call at (407) 322.6052 today!