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If you were to look at your tooth enamel under a powerful microscope, you would see that the surface is made up of microscopic pores that can trap minuscule dark particles. As time passes, these dark particles can settle deeper and deeper into the tooth enamel to cause stubborn stains.

If moderate stains do set into your tooth enamel, they likely cannot be completely removed by whitening toothpaste or whitening strips. In a case like this, dental bleaching gel in Grand Rapids, Michigan, might be able to effectively address the problem.

Most of these gels use either concentrated hydrogen peroxide or carbamide peroxide. While these are more potent than whitening toothpaste and strips, they are still is not potent enough to completely whiten deeply stained teeth.

To use the bleaching gel at home, you simply pour a small amount of the solution into the trays provided. Then, you will insert the trays into your mouth. If any of the dental whitening gel gets on your gums, you should remove it immediately with a clean cotton swab.

It’s important to keep in mind that even the most potent whitening gel cannot whiten deeply stained teeth. To do whiten deeply stained teeth, you will need your dentist, Dr. Mark A. Osenieks, to administer a professional teeth-whitening treatment.

If you’re unhappy with your dull, stained smile, you should call Mark Osenieks, DDS, PC at (616) 453-0002 to find the best whitening treatment in Grand Rapids, Michigan.