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Can Whiter Teeth Boost Your Confidence?

Teeth whitening is one of the most sought-after dental procedures because it’s non-invasive and can improve your chances for success in your relationships and in the workplace. It’s simple; whiter teeth make you look better, but feeling better is really where it’s at! At Northwest Arkansas Family Dental, we aren’t just saying that either. Read on!

Success in the Workplace

Teeth become discolored for any number of reasons, and black coffee, tea, and wine are only a few of the culprits. Even some antibiotics taken long term can cause discoloration, and whiter teeth really do help you in the workplace. According to one comprehensive, three-part study, almost 60 percent of participants were ...

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Does Teeth Whitening Always Cause Sensitivity?

If you whiten your teeth and suddenly feel sensitivity, there could be a few reasons that caused your discomfort. If you have not yet reached your ideal shade, but the sensitivity you are experiencing is preventing you from continuing treatments, contact our Fayetteville dental office with all of your teeth whitening questions. We are here to help.

Teeth have microscopic pores that absorb stains. Most teeth whitening products use either hydrogen or carbamide peroxide and sometimes the treatment can stimulate your nerve. Fortunately, this is a temporary side effect.

Too Much Whitening Gel

When you receive your teeth whitening kit from our office, you will also receive detailed instructions on how to use ...

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Want to Extend Your Teeth Whitening Results? Here’s How!

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Everyone wants a bright, white smile, but many of us were not born with teeth as white as we’d like. Not only do teeth come in varying shades of ivory and white, but eating and drinking some foods and beverages can dull our teeth. Other habits, such as smoking cigarettes, can also make smiles less than white.

Professional teeth bleaching can make your smile many shades whiter in just one visit to the dentist. If you are a Fayetteville resident interested in teeth bleaching, you need look no further than Dr. Wade Kifer and the team at Northwest Arkansas Family Dental.

Making Your Professional Teeth Whitening Treatment Last Longer

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Food and Drinks That Can Stain Your Teeth

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There are many factors that contribute to the discoloration of our teeth. Whether it's our age, lifestyle choices, or food and beverage options, most of us encounter dull and lackluster teeth during our lives. The good news is that there are solutions. Teeth bleaching in Fayetteville can help, and here are some tips on some foods and beverages to be aware of that can contribute to dull or discolored teeth.

Foods to be Aware of

Foods that are acidic contribute to the breakdown and discoloration of our tooth enamel. Some foods to look out for are:

  • Marinara sauce or salsa - sauces containing tomatoes
  • Berries such as blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries
  • Curries
  • Soy sauce

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Teeth Whitening Treatment

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At Northwest Arkansas Family Dental, we've gone to great lengths to find the best whitening system for our patients because we believe that the first step in making the most of your whitening treatment is to choose the right system. We use the Kor whitening system for teeth whitening in Fayetteville because we truly believe that it's the best, and we've seen it achieve phenomenal results that other systems can not.

How Does Kor Work?

Kor uses customized trays that we make for you based on impressions taken of your teeth. These trays are designed to protect your soft tissues from excess whitening gel that can cause irritation and damage to your gums, ...

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Is Professional Teeth Whitening Safe?

Professional Teeth Whitening | Fayetteville 72703

Having stained teeth can make you feel self-conscious about smiling and since your smile can be your greatest asset and the first thing people notice about you, feeling self-conscious about it can really hold you back.

Patients often come to us wanting to improve the appearance of their smiles, but feel hesitation because of rumors they may have heard about teeth whitening and problems that it can cause. Many whitening mishaps and mixed results come from over-the-counter products that are not as reliable or effective as those you can get from your dentist.

At our Fayetteville dental office, we did extensive research on behalf of our patients to find the best whitening ...

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