Dental Tips to Help You Look Younger

Dental Tips to Help You Look Younger

Is your smiling prematurely aging you? This is an unfortunately common problem. Luckily, there are some fast, easy ways to turn back the hands of time on your smile and get that younger look you crave. Our cosmetic dentist can help with a variety of cosmetic treatments, but what you do at home can also make a big difference.

1. Good Dental Hygiene

This may be one of the most basic steps when it comes to keeping a youthful smile. Yet, brushing and flossing keeps plaque and tartar from building up, as well as helps keep your gums healthy. These are two key factors in a prematurely aged smile.

2. Regular Dental Checkups

Visiting us about every six months is a good way to keep tabs on potential flaws and keep small problems from worsening or damaging your smile. You may need to visit us more often if you smoke, are pregnant or have certain dental or general health problems, though.

3. Preventive Treatments

Dental sealants and fluoride treatments are commonly used to prevent dental problems, but you may also opt for teeth whitening treatments to prevent the darkening of the teeth that often accompanies the aging process. Periodically whitening your teeth can give you a whiter, younger-looking smile that helps you feel more confident in every area of your life.

If your smile is healthy but is simply looking rough around the edges, you may benefit from cosmetic treatments such as dental bonding or veneers. Call us today to learn more or to schedule an appointment with our team.