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There are microscopic pores in your tooth enamel that can help contribute to long-term staining. Many patients who wish to whiten their smiles come see Dr. Kent Stasney to receive treatment because he the training and experience to determine the safest and most effective method of tooth whitening. We invite you to learn more about your options for tooth whitening!

Using a whitening toothpaste to brush your teeth is a popular method to brighten tooth enamel at home. Keep in mind, though, that the concentration of hydrogen peroxide in store-bought whitening toothpaste is only effective against minor staining.

Whitening strips are another popular option, especially for patients who are wanting to achieve a whiter smile while they are out and about because they can apply the discreet strips to their teeth and lighten mild stains.

Dental whitening gels offer the strongest concentrations of whitening agents and are much more effective and faster than whitening toothpaste or strips. Dr. Kent Stasney offers professional tooth-bleaching treatment to safely and effectively whiten deep stains in in your smile. To create your custom-made whitening tray, we take a mold of your teeth and then send you home with a powerful bleaching gel along detailed instructions explaining how to whiten your teeth at home. This treatment typically takes three to four weeks to achieve the desired results.

If you have teeth with deep stains and you would like to discuss your options for teeth whitening in Slidell, Louisiana, you should Slidell Family Dental Care today at 985-643-4553 and schedule an appointment with our dentist.