Did you know that according to recent studies by Listerine Mouthwash, at least 20% of us hide our teeth when smiling in photos? Most people have always longed for a set of pearly whites and a hollywood smile, however sugary treats, bad habits and ageing have taken their toll on your teeth.
Are you looking for a way to restore your smile as well as your confidence? It’s not too late to enjoy the smile you deserve. Cosmetic dentistry procedures such as Veneers, Dental Implants, and Teeth Whitening have made it easier than ever to get the perfect smile. But what are some of the things that you can do daily to improve your smile today?
Yes, we are all aware of the many over-the-counter toothpastes and gels that are proven to help remove minimal surface stains. You just need to look for the right one for you! Whitening toothpaste does not typically contain bleaches like most cosmetic whitening procedures, but instead contain abrasive particles or chemicals that effectively polish the teeth or bad stains, and help pull them off the tooth surface. Therefore many find them effective for a slight whitening boost.
Frequently Changing Your Toothbrush / Flossing:
Whether you have a manual or electric toothbrush, it is recommended that you change our toothbrush every 3 months. The reason behind this recommendation is due to bacteria which sits on your toothbrush. If you keep re-using the brush then you will only be transferring the bacteria back into your mouth. Also, it is important to remember to floss at least once daily which helps remove plaque and keep it at bay!
Brushing Your Teeth:
Two crucial parts of the day for our teeth is the morning and evening. Brushing every morning will get rid of any plaque and bacteria that has built up in your mouth whilst sleeping. The evening is an important time as the saliva in your mouth dries up in the evening (which is why we tend to get thirsty before we go to bed) So it is a great time to clean your teeth, getting rid of the plaque that has built up during the day.
If you feel self-conscious about your teeth and looking for a permanent solution then Bella Vou can help! We have a team of cosmetic dentistry specialists who can enhance your smile and give you that hollywood sparkle!
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Last Updated: November 16, 2015
Published On: November 16, 2015