After a long time of having braces you finally got them removed and now you have the smile of your dreams. But you also have some questions about teeth staining. After braces have been removed staining may happen to some patients and they often ask their dentist how to avoid teeth staining after braces… in this post we will cover this topic and give you all the necessary informations needed for you to keep your new beautiful smile stain free.
HOW DOES TEETH STAİNİNG OCCUR?
Stains can appear on anyones teeth, but people who have had braces can be a little bit more prone to teeth staining. Especially the parts that have not been covered by the braces.
By being careful with your diet like foods you consume and beverages you drink you can avoid staining of your teeth.
WHAT FOODS AND DRİNKS CAUSE TEETH STAİNİNG?
Many caffeinated drinks contains an element called tannins that causes staining of the teeth and also discoloration of the teeth.
Acidic foods and acidic beverages can also give your teeth a yellow hue. The acid in these types of foods and drinks can weaken the teeth enamel and cause the discoloration of your teeth.
Foods and drinks which have colors that are highly pigmented or bold colors can also cause teeth staining. Some of these foods and drinks can be coffee, some natural teas, colored sodas, blueberries, rasberries, blackberries, red sauces, red wine and more…
HOW TO AVOİD STAİNİNG AFTER TAKİNG MY BRACES OFF?
You can avoid staining of your teeth after taking your braces off by taking care of your teeth as your doctor advised you to.
Make sure to brush your teeth twice a day in the morning and at night, use a good mouth wash and also try to floss Daily.
Take care of your diet and which foods and drinks you consume.
See your dentist as they advised you and try to not cancel any necessary follow ups with your dentist.