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When stains and unsightly shades of yellow develop on the teeth in your smile it can leave you feeling socially awkward and wanting for whitening solutions. There are a plethora of options available in stores, yet most fail to provide satisfactory results. Rather than waste your money, and risk harm to your teeth, we invite you to schedule a teeth whitening consultation with our Powell Boulevard Dental team in Portland, Oregon.

Our dentist has the years of training and experience to help you find the most effective options for restoring your smile’s appearance.

Brushing twice a day with whitening toothpaste might prove to be a convenient way to brighten minor surface stains. Yet the concentration of hydrogen peroxide in whitening toothpaste simply won’t be strong enough to improve modest dental stains.  

Whitening strips can also be occasionally used to maintain a white smile. The clear plastic makes it hard for the casual observer to even notice you’re wearing them. Unfortunately, most brands use a topical form of the same hydrogen peroxide used in whitening toothpaste.

The most effective way to safely whiten your smile is to have a dental bleaching treatment administered by our dental team. The professional techniques and potent whitening agents we use can eradicate deep stains from tooth enamel and restore the luster of your smile.

If you also have physical imperfections in your smile, like chips or a small, mismatched filling, we might recommend dental veneers. These are special shells cast from dental-grade porcelain made to fit over the faces of each tooth visible in your smile. The veneers will not be as susceptible to dental stains, making it easy to maintain a white smile in the future.  

If you live in Portland, Oregon and you’re suffering from a stained smile, please call 503-235-7181 to schedule a whitening consultation at Powell Boulevard Dental. We look forward to brightening your smile!