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We’ve moved! Come see us at our new Arrow Dental office

Welcome to our dental clinic! We've undergone some exciting changes over the past year and are thrilled to announce that we've moved to a brand new, modern office towards the end of 2022.  Located in Pension Towers, 2nd Floor Loita St, Nairobi, our new space is...

Everything You Need to Know About Deep Cleaning Teeth

Deep cleaning of teeth, also known as scaling and root planing, is a type of dental procedure that is performed to remove plaque and tartar from the teeth. Plaque is a sticky film of bacteria that forms on the teeth, and tartar is a hardened form of plaque that can...

Common dental emergencies and how to handle them

Dental emergencies can be painful and stressful, but seeking prompt treatment is essential for maintaining good oral health. Some common dental emergencies include a knocked-out tooth, a broken or cracked tooth, a toothache, a lost filling or crown, and an abscess....

Effects of smoking on oral health

Smoking is a well-known danger to overall health, but it also has a significant impact on oral health. The chemicals in cigarette smoke can cause staining of the teeth and tongue, bad breath, and an increased risk of gum disease and oral cancer. Understanding the...

How to prepare for a successful dental appointment

The importance of regular dental check-ups cannot be overstated. Good oral health is essential for overall health and well-being, and regular dental appointments allow your dentist to detect and treat any problems early on. By properly preparing for your dental...

Types Of Dental Braces: Benefits And Advantages

Dental braces are a common and effective treatment for straightening teeth and improving dental health. Braces use a system of brackets, wires, and elastics to gradually move the teeth into their proper position. Several different types of braces are available, each...

All You Need to Know About Dental Plaque

Dental plaque is a sticky, colourless film that forms on the teeth and gums. It is made up of bacteria, food particles, and saliva and can cause several problems if not removed regularly. This article will discuss what dental plaque is, how it forms, and the...

What are Dental Bridges?

Dental bridges are a common and effective treatment for replacing missing teeth. A dental bridge is a fixed appliance used to replace one or more missing teeth. It consists of one or more artificial teeth, called pontics, attached to crowns on either side. The crowns...

How Regular Dental Checkups Can Keep Your Teeth Healthy And Save Money

Good dental health is essential for maintaining overall health and well-being. Regular dental checkups are important to maintaining good dental health, as they can help prevent problems such as tooth decay and gum disease. This article will discuss how regular dental...

FAQs about Braces Answered

What are braces, and how do they work? Braces are an orthodontic treatment that uses brackets and wires to straighten and align teeth. The brackets are attached to the teeth, and the wires are threaded through the brackets. The wires are then adjusted to apply gentle...
Simple Guide to Teeth Whitening

Making your smile beautiful is as easy as visiting a dental clinic for teeth whitening treatment or buying tooth products widely available in the market. You don’t have to change your habits to make your teeth white. By simply changing your toothpaste to whitening toothpaste, you can get the white teeth you desire.

Certain foods and beverages can cause teeth to become discolored. These foods include coffee, tea, wine and sports drinks. Smoking can also cause teeth to stain.

Why Whiten Teeth

As a result of our eating and drinking certain foods and drinks, we acquire stains which affect our teeth appearance. They also change color with age due to pigmentation occurring inside the teeth. While our teeth are not perfectly teeth, many people feel that they can improve their look and smile by making their teeth brighter. Fortunately, there are various ways you can consider to remove stains and discoloration to get a radiant smile.

Teeth Care

Good oral hygiene is necessary for anyone who wants bright teeth. Some of the habits you should consider to prevent stain formation and keep your teeth white include:

  • Brushing and using mouthwash regularly
  • Flossing teeth at least once a day to remove dental plaque
  • Wait at least 30 minutes before brushing after consuming acidic foods. (Acids affect tooth enamel and when you brush your teeth when the enamel is weakened, you can cause damage).
  • Consider eating foods like apples, pears, celery, carrots, cauliflower and cucumbers which help in eliminating bacteria and keep teeth clean
  • Use a straw when drinking beverages such as coffee, tea, or wine to keep stain away from teeth

Teeth Whitening Procedures

There are several dental procedures to whiten your teeth which are:

Professional Teeth Whitening

Dentists near you can offer professional treatment procedures and tend to use concentrated whitening agents which produce results more quickly. You can get white teeth in just one visit. The added benefit of this option is being treated by a professional dentist.

Laser Whitening 

Laser teeth whitening is another effective procedure for removing stains. Some say it can whiten a patient’s teeth in about an hour. You should consult your local dentist if you are interested in this procedure.

Want a bright, white smile? Book an appointment with us. 

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We’ve moved! Come see us at our new Arrow Dental office

We’ve moved! Come see us at our new Arrow Dental office

Welcome to our dental clinic! We've undergone some exciting changes over the past year and are thrilled to announce that we've moved to a brand new, modern office towards the end of 2022.  Located in Pension Towers, 2nd Floor Loita St, Nairobi, our new space is...

Everything You Need to Know About Deep Cleaning Teeth

Everything You Need to Know About Deep Cleaning Teeth

Deep cleaning of teeth, also known as scaling and root planing, is a type of dental procedure that is performed to remove plaque and tartar from the teeth. Plaque is a sticky film of bacteria that forms on the teeth, and tartar is a hardened form of plaque that can...

Common dental emergencies and how to handle them

Common dental emergencies and how to handle them

Dental emergencies can be painful and stressful, but seeking prompt treatment is essential for maintaining good oral health. Some common dental emergencies include a knocked-out tooth, a broken or cracked tooth, a toothache, a lost filling or crown, and an abscess....

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