Teeth whitening tips and tricks

Taking pictures with Santa, family and friends means a whole lot of smiling. To keep that smile looking white and healthy, book an appointment for our Zoom whitening service and follow these easy, at-home whitening tips. Your smile will be Christmas card ready in no time! 

Baking soda 

Brushing your teeth with baking soda or baking soda toothpaste acts as a mild abrasive to scrub away surface stains. There won’t be a difference right away, but studies have shown baking soda has a significant whitening effect over time. 

Brush and floss  

Don’t underestimate the power of a good brushing. Try to brush teeth slowly, using short, wide strokes without neglecting the gums and tongue. Also, flossing will do wonders for removing plaque and bacteria that lead to yellow teeth.  

Limit staining beverages  

Coffee, soda and other dark beverages will stain your teeth. This doesn’t mean you have to avoid them, but try to limit the amount of time they’re in contact with your teeth. Also, brushing your teeth 30 minutes after consumption will help to fight those stains! 

Professional whitening  

The best way to whiten your smile is to purchase our Zoom whitening service designed to brighten discolored and stained teeth in about one hour. Before the procedure, we recommend a preliminary evaluation and teeth cleaning for optimal results. 

Give Jackson Dental a call today at 573-243-5200 to book an appointment or schedule a cleaning. We can’t wait to see your sparkling smile!