When it comes to drinks that discolor your teeth and contribute to the erosion of tooth enamel, coffee, tea, red wine and fruit juice are often noted. But there is another increasingly popular type of beverage that can also stain your teeth: sports drinks. Although hydration during and following physical activity is important, most sports drinks are vibrantly colored and contain high levels of sugar. Like any dark-colored beverage, sports drinks can progressively stain your teeth with continued use. Without proper dental hygiene, sports drinks can also contribute to tooth decay and gum disease. Even with regular brushing, however, sports drinks can gradually cause your teeth to lose their white, vibrant tone. Fortunately, Scottsdale, Arizona, dentist Dr. Donald Wilcox and the team at Desert Smiles Cosmetic & Sedation Dentistry offer a number of teeth-whitening options to help you restore your brilliant smile. Depending on your individual needs and aesthetic goals, you may benefit from a teeth-whitening treatment or custom-fit porcelain veneers. We currently offer teeth-whitening options including:
Your consultation with Dr. Wilcox can help determine the best option for helping you restore a bright, healthy looking smile. If you live in the Phoenix, Scottsdale, Peoria or Glendale, Arizona, areas and would like to learn more about your teeth-whitening options, please contact Desert Smiles Cosmetic & Sedation Dentistry to schedule your personal appointment with Dr. Wilcox.