As people get older they often seek out different channels to restore a youthful appearance. One well-kept secret is that whitening your teeth can shave years off your appearance. Stained, discolored teeth can age a person by several years. Younger adults will find whitening their teeth gives them a healthier, more appealing image.
Many things can cause darkening of the teeth. Personal habits such as smoking or chewing tobacco are well-known culprits that cause teeth to look brown and dingy. Less harmful substances can also cause discoloration over time. Dark foods such as berries and certain spices, when consumed on a regular basis, will cause teeth to look aged after a while. Coffee, tea and red wines also contribute to stains. The good news is that such staining can be undone with this cosmetic dental treatment.