Healthy, White Teeth: Surface Stains vs Enamel Erosion

What may look like a surface stain on your teeth could actually be a sign of something more serious—enamel erosion. Acidic foods and drinks can weaken your enamel, making your teeth look yellow and dull. Learn the differences between surface stains and enamel erosion along with popular foods and drinks that can cause them. As always, be sure to speak with your dentist for an official diagnosis. 

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Brushing with Pronamel® Strong & Bright Enamel twice a day helps strengthen your enamel while polishing away stains for a brighter smile.

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Brushing with Pronamel® Strong & Bright Enamel twice a day helps strengthen your enamel while polishing away stains for a brighter smile.

5 TIPS to Reduce Citrus Acid Erosion On Your Enamel

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TIP 1

If drinking OJ, take it down in one sitting vs. sips over a longer period.

TIP 2

Use a straw to limit juice exposure on your teeth.

TIP 3

Match citric foods with less acidic ones, like grapefruit slices in a salad.

TIP 4

Wait a couple of hours before eating more acidic foods.

TIP 5

Swish some water (politely!) after every meal.

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The Importance of Enamel-Safe Whitening

Learn why keeping your enamel safe is important, especially if you want healthy, white teeth.

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Pronamel Strong and Bright Toothpaste

The Science Behind Pronamel® Strong & Bright Enamel

See how Pronamel® Strong & Bright Enamel works to help keep your teeth healthy and white with its dual-action formula.

Read this article

slice of lemon to whiten teeth

Natural Whitening Routines That Can Harm Your Teeth

Find out which popular home whitening treatments can weaken your enamel, making your teeth look yellow and dull. 

Read this article

Woman Smiling with Healthy Tooth Enamel

The Importance of Enamel-Safe Whitening

Learn why keeping your enamel safe is important, especially if you want healthy, white teeth.

Read this article