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Have you been wanting a brighter, whiter smile, but haven’t taken the time to do anything about it? A healthy smile starts with a healthy foundation, and maintaining healthy tooth enamel and gums means brushing and flossing daily to keep your smile looking its best. Daily care along with regular professional dental cleanings are your strongest allies. Even so, there are things you can do to whiten your smile.

At the dental offices of Dr. Steven Rattner located in College Park and Gaithersburg, Maryland, one of our most popular requests for treatment for a more appealing smile is teeth whitening. In as little as one treatment, teeth whitening can brighten your smile. Our professional system uses a powerful, safe whitening gel applied to tooth enamel. This gel lightens stains, discoloration, and any yellowing on the teeth. Do you know what might be dulling your pearly whites?

1- Food and beverages: berries, certain candies, coffee, tea, and red wine can attach to the tooth enamel and stain it.

2- Tobacco use: tar and nicotine can darken teeth.

3- Medications: drugs such as antibiotics, antipsychotics, antihistamines, and high blood pressure medications can alter tooth enamel.

4- Age: as enamel thins out over time, the yellower dentin layer beneath comes through.

5- Trauma: injury can darken tooth color because the tooth creates more dentin in response to an injury.

Our experienced team is pleased to provide teeth whitening for our patients in College Park and Gaithersburg, Maryland. Please give us a call today at 301-474-8277 to find out how our dentists, Dr. Steven Rattner, Dr. Pasquale Kim, Dr. Roosta, and Dr. Suralie, can help you get the smile you have been wanting!