Holiday Sugars and Tooth Staining: What to Avoid, What to Do


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The holiday season provides the perfect opportunity to indulge in special foods and treats; it is also important to take care of your oral health. The teeth and gums have to put up with a lot over the holidays, so let’s look at the biggest challenges and what you can do to live it up a little and still avoid the worst.

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Why All Tooth Stains Are Not the Same


It seems that special occasions bring out the photographer in all of us – shooting photos with phones and cameras at every turn. Add to that the posting of smiling images on websites, social media, and greeting cards. In my Capitol Hill dental office, I hear from patients who avoid those photos because they are embarrassed about their stained or discolored teeth. 

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Can Teeth Whitening Make Your Smile Bright and Healthy?


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Smiling is such a natural reaction for all of us. In my Capitol Hill Dental practice, I  see patients who want their smile to be bright and healthy.  Of course. Your smile helps you connect with others and shows self-confidence. If you are unhappy with your smile, a teeth whitening treatment is one of the most popular and economical ways to restore a bright and healthy look.

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Why Should I Care That Not All Tooth Stains Are the Same?


It seems that the holiday season brings out the photographer in all of us – shooting photos with phones and cameras at every event. Add to that the posting of smiling images on websites, social media, and holiday greeting cards. In my Capitol Hill dental office, I hear from patients who avoid those photos because they are embarrassed about their stained or discolored teeth. 

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Will Teeth Whitening Restore Your Bright and Healthy Smile?


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We all want a bright and healthy smile. It makes us seem younger and reflects vitality, happiness, and warmth. Even though you take good care of your teeth, they naturally become dull, yellowed, and stained as we age.  A teeth whitening treatment is one of the most popular and economical ways to maintain that youthful, healthy look.

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What Can I Do About My Stained Teeth?


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Many of my patients want a whiter and brighter smile. They worry that their discolored teeth are unattractive and unhealthy and want to know how to remove stains from teeth. Knowing what causes stains on teeth and how to avoid staining can help everyone have a healthy smile. 

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