Category: Teeth Whitening

Your Whitening Checklist: 4 Things You Want Answered First

Before you decide that you’re completely ready for and excited to move forward with teeth whitening with our Ankeny, IA practice, you probably have a checklist in your head. As with anything, you want to feel absolutely certain and resolved in your choice, so you don’t have worries that will get in the way of… Read more »

3 Reasons To Stop Trying To Brush Away Stains

Have you decided that what you’re going to do in order to get rid of the stains that are making your smile look much less attractive is brush better? Maybe you figure you should brush harder. Or, if you’re like many of our Ankeny, IA patients, you decide that if you start using some sort… Read more »

The “Meaning” Behind A Whiter Smile

Do you know what it means to have a whiter smile than the one you currently have? If you’re shrugging your shoulders and just thinking to yourself that it means your smile looks great, then we cannot argue with that! However, our Ankeny, IA team wants to be sure you really understand what a white… Read more »

Have You Reached Your 2019 Whitening Goals?

Did you have lots of big dreams when the 2019 year began? Were you thinking all about the lovely, much brighter, stain-free smile you were going to achieve and you were feeling so motivated, what with the 12 months of time you had ahead of you to figure things out, get started with treatment, and… Read more »

3 Things You’ll Notice After Teeth Whitening

After teeth whitening, you’re going to notice some things you may not have exactly considered before receiving this type of cosmetic care. Sure, you knew that you’d be saying goodbye to stains and hello to improvement. However, how much emphasis did you put on what whitening might mean for you, for your smile care, for… Read more »

3 Things You Can Do Instead Of Brushing With Charcoal Toothpaste

Are you still considering the charcoal toothpaste trend because it seems easy, it seems quick, it seems very accessible, and you’re really tired of your yellow smile? What if our Ankeny, IA team was to tell you that brushing with charcoal is nearly equivalent to brushing with a mouthful of rocks and that it might… Read more »

Your Local Dentist’s Explanation Of Surprising Smile Stains!

So, you brush your teeth two times a day. You floss it, too. You know that you’re doing what we have told you that you need to do at home to ensure your smile is healthy, that it remains clean and beautiful, but you still end up with a grin that’s discolored instead of brilliant!… Read more »

Whitening Your Smile: 2 Fads To Skip, 1 Choice To Select

When you’re ready for a whiter smile, there’s one thing that can become your greatest enemy: You decide you want it right now and as a result, you turn to some of the “tricks” and DIY (do it yourself) options you’ve seen online for the brilliant grin you cannot stop thinking about. Unfortunately, when you… Read more »

Stains: What They Do (And Don’t) Mean

When your smile is impacted by the presence of stains or what you think are stains, you’ll find that you have a lot on your mind. First, you wonder what it means about your smile. Next, you’ll wonder how to fix it. You’ll probably notice along the way that you start to become a bit… Read more »

Budgeting For Teeth Whitening: Dos and Don’ts

When you’re excited about teeth whitening but you aren’t sure about fitting it into your budget, there are some things that you absolutely should do. Then, there are things we would suggest against. So, how to make sure you’re headed toward beautiful results that you can afford without taking missteps along the way? Try some… Read more »