This week is National Smile Week, so let your smile shine bright! Are you looking for ways to have a happier, healthy smile? Here are a few ways from Smile Workshop to improve your smile for this holiday.
There are many at home teeth whitening methods such as whitening strips, whitening gel, charcoal toothpaste and LED lights, but the most effective method of teeth whitening can only be provided by your local dentist. In-office whitening like laser whitening or bleaching may cost more, but they will show results immediately and last longer. All teeth whitening methods are temporary and teeth will fade and yellow over time.
Braces and Invisalign
Straight teeth make for a very pretty smile and Smile Workshop offers both traditional braces and “invisible” braces such as Invisalign to get your teeth where they need to be. We can help decide which route is best for you.
Veneers are custom made porcelain covers for your teeth. These usually last ten to fifteen years and cover your decayed teeth.
This procedure can remove damaged gum tissue left over from gum disease. While it does not make your teeth any whiter, it can make your gums look neater and well kept.
General Oral Hygiene
While all the above methods will make your smile better, having a good oral hygiene routine is the best way to keep your mouth healthy. Be sure to brush your teeth twice a day with fluoride toothpaste and a soft-bristled brush. Visit your local dentist twice a year for cleanings and checkups as well. Don’t skip on the flossing either!
Taking care of your dental health will help your smile shine bright for National Smile Week! Give us a call or schedule an appointment at Smile Workshop to get started on making your smile the best it has ever been.
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