A 47-year-old member asked:
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tea stains on my teeth. how can i safely whiten them?

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Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
20 years experience Geriatrics
White strips: Teeth whitening strips are very good at bleaching stains.
Answered on Jun 27, 2012
Dr. Justin Zumstein
23 years experience Dentistry
Whitening toothpaste: Whitening toothpaste can help remove tea stains. A professional cleaning at a dental office will remove most tea stains as well.
Answered on Mar 26, 2013
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Professionally: If you can't remove tea (or any other) stains from your teeth with normal brushing and flossing and the use of some ada accepted toothpastes, then you need to see a dentist for a professional cleaning. You should be aware that many "whitening" toothpastes are too abrasive to be used routinely on your teeth and can actually do damage.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013

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