In today’s world, smile appearance, including the dull, stained effects of tooth discoloration represent a common dental appearance complaint. Beyond having your teeth professionally whitened, there are at home options people are using,; everyday products in their ongoing struggle against yellow teeth and other forms of discoloration. From teeth trays and whitening strips, to whitening toothpaste and chewing gum. People are going to multiple lengths to achieve a white, beautiful and attractive everyday smile.
As our teeth age, they will become yellow. The outer surface of the tooth, known as the enamel, can get discolored; enamel stains can range anywhere from white streaks to yellow tints, brown spots and pits.
Too many people, dentists included, are overly concerned with teeth stains from different forms of substances such as berries, tea, tobacco, soy sauce, and spicy foods.
But when it comes to keeping teeth white, the most important thing you can do is to preserve the internal health of the tooth and thereby slow down the aging (and yellowing) process.
But we all need to remember that teeth are living and they are going to age just like any other tissue in the body. However, there are things that we can do to slow down that aging process and prevent your teeth from yellowing.