The Coffee Lover’s Guide to Teeth Whitening

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It’s no secret that coffee can stain teeth over time, leaving a yellowish tinge that disrupts your smile’s natural brightness. But just because you love your daily caffeine fix doesn’t mean you have to settle for a dull shade. Read on for the coffee lover’s guide to keeping your teeth pearly white!

Understanding Coffee Stains

Coffee is high in chromogens – pigment particles that adhere to tooth enamel when you drink. This gives coffee its brown color.
Factors that worsen staining include:
  • Drinking coffee daily/frequently
  • Opting for darker roasts
  • Adding milk or creamer
Luckily, with the right whitening techniques, even devoted coffee fans can restore their natural brilliance.

At-Home Whitening for Coffee Drinkers

Making these simple adjustments to your oral care routine helps offset coffee staining between professional whitening treatments:
  • Brush after your morning coffee to remove surface pigment before it settles in.
  • Use whitening toothpaste with ingredients like hydrogen peroxide or baking soda.
  • Rinse with water after coffee and drinks with high chromogen levels.
  • Drink coffee through a straw to minimize contact with teeth.
  • Limit coffee intake to 1-2 cups per day.
However, at-home options alone have limitations in reversing deeper coffee stains.

Professional Whitening Treatments

For dramatic brightening of tooth discoloration from lifelong coffee habits, in-office whitening performed by a professional is the gold standard.

Reasons professional whitening outperforms at-home kits:

  • Uses higher concentrated whitening gels with 10-40% hydrogen peroxide, customized for your sensitivity level and desired results.
  • Incorporates light to accelerate gel activation.
  • Personalized barrier gel is applied to prevent irritation on gums.
  • Removes both surface and intrinsic stains for maximum results.
  • In just one quick session, professional whitening at Colair Beauty Lounge and Med Spa can lighten your smile by up to 8 shades for a transformative effect!

Touch Up Regularly

After your professional whitening treatment, be strategic with your maintenance:

  • Get whitening touch ups every 6-12 months depending on stain recurrence.
  • Use daily whitening toothpaste and rinse water after staining foods and drinks.
  • Eliminate or limit coffee for a few days before important events to maximize whiteness.

With the right maintenance strategy, your smile can maintain its dramatically brighter new shade!

Summon Your Brightest Smile at Colair Beauty Lounge

The teeth whitening experts at Colair provide customized professional treatments to remove stubborn coffee stains for a smile transformation.

Smile brightly at that next event or photograph and schedule your Colair teeth whitening treatment today!

Dallas Sloan and Rich Ganley are the co-owners of Colair Beauty Lounge & Med Spa. They are both passionate entrepreneurs and have extensive experience in the beauty, medical and service industries. They are blessed to lead a team of amazing professionals who are “obsessed with service” and love to “Pamper, Inspire, and Educate”! Colair was honored to be voted best mid-size business by the Gilbert Arizona Chamber of Commerce.

Dallas Sloan and Rich Ganley

Dallas Sloan and Rich Ganley
Dallas Sloan and Rich Ganley are the co-owners of Colair Beauty Lounge & Med Spa. They are both passionate entrepreneurs and have extensive experience in the beauty, medical and service industries. They are blessed to lead a team of amazing professionals who are “obsessed with service” and love to “Pamper, Inspire, and Educate”! Colair was honored to be voted best mid-size business by the Gilbert Arizona Chamber of Commerce.