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what can i do to make my teeth white?

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Dr. Jack Binder
Specializes in Dentistry
Many options: There are many options available. Make sure your teeth are clean before you start. You can try otc products commonly available in a pharmacy, but the techniques available in a dental office are much faster and more effective. Make sure your teeth are healthy before you do anything.
Answered on Jan 19, 2013
Dr. Stephen Gordon
43 years experience Dentistry
Depends..: Teeth are porous and therefore darken over time due to things we do, such as consuming staining types of foods (coffee, red wine, tea, grape juice, blue berries, etc) or smoking. So these may be contributing to the current tooth color, if you smoke, this is a great reason to stop. Seeing your dentist will help as they can explain various teeth whitening options and examine and clean your teeth.
Answered on Dec 10, 2013

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