Should You Get Your Teeth Whitened?
One of the most popular cosmetic procedures requested from dentists these days is teeth whitening. This is mostly due to its wider availability, lower cost and the increasing number of techniques available to dental care professionals, and even though teeth are meant to have some degree of color, more and more people are choosing this procedure for reasons that are as personal and varied as the individuals requesting it.
But, what exactly can teeth whitening do for a patient?
One of the largest and most important benefits of teeth whitening is that it can work toward improving the patient’s self-esteem. Because our smile is usually the first impression we make on others, having stained or yellow teeth can be a cause for a severe lack of confidence. This is especially true in those cases in which the staining has become severe.
Whitening your teeth will not only improve your smile, it will help you maintain better oral hygiene habits. After all, who would want to ruin that perfect look? In some cases, it might help those who are trying to quit smoking, because tobacco stains the user’s teeth. Having white teeth again might be the incentive they need to finally give up their habit.
Whatever your reasons, whether you simply want to look and feel great, or have a special occasion coming up, whitening your teeth is a very important step in the right direction, and Dr. Waters can help you take that step firmly and positively. At Carolina Smiles Dentistry we will be happy to help you achieve a whiter, more beautiful smile than ever before, so give us a call and schedule your appointment today.