What Causes Teeth Staining?

Stains and discolorations affecting the appearance of your teeth can be caused by a wide variety of factors. Your genetics certainly have an affect on the overall tint of your teeth, since the base shade you were born with will have an impact on how they appear later on in life, as well as how they react to teeth whitening treatments. Additionally, your genetics determine whether your teeth are more translucent or opaque—teeth that are thin and more transparent may be prone to showing a greater amount of discoloration and can be more difficult to whiten, in some cases. Other variables that can affect the color of your teeth include:

Depending on how stained or discolored your teeth are, Dr. Sweeney can customize a teeth whitening treatment plan designed to provide you with the whitest, brightest teeth possible. To schedule a consultation and get a more dazzling smile, please contact us today.