Tooth discoloration is one of the most common reasons to seek cosmetic dentistry. We offer both in office at take home teeth whitening at our NYC office – and these options are fine for people with surface stains. But what happens if your staining is deeper or your discoloration is more pronounced? In these cases, our cosmetic dentists will likely recommend a more advanced option such as porcelain veneers.
Types of Stains
There are two types of tooth stains:
- Extrinsic – these stains are caused by foods, beverages, and lifestyle choices like tobacco use. Whitening teeth stained by these external...