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Candy, cards, and teddy bears are littering grocery stores and shop windows.
And this Valentine’s Day it’s not just your loved ones that you should be thinking about.
Spend a little time this February showing your teeth some love and it will come back to you. Valentine’s Day is all about kisses and candy, and both kisses and candy are all about your mouth!
And on Valentine’s Day, by improving your dental health and shining smile, you could have a more kissable mouth, with teeth in better condition.
So, we here at Smiles First Dental, are happy to offer you these words of advice as Valentine’s Day arrives!
The Advantages of In-Office Teeth Whitening
Do you look in the mirror and see darker stained teeth when you smile? Well, you’re not alone.
Unfortunately, the passage of time and our love of coffee, tea, and red wine means that as we get older our teeth become less white, less dazzling, and less attractive. But the good news is that this can often be reversed.
Tooth whitening uses bleaching agents usually in the form of hydrogen and carbamide peroxide and is normally offered in two ways. These are in-clinic treatments and at home or DIY treatments.
In-clinic treatments are carried out at your dental office. Your dentist can customise a whitening process based on your individual circumstances.
The whitening process inside a clinic is shorter, safer, and more effective than DIY approaches, which include “whitening” toothpaste, strips, and gels,
If are a good candidate, in-office tooth whitening can have amazing and rapid effects, sometimes brightening teeth up to eight shades in only one visit.
Ask your Northmead dentist if teeth whitening treatments are a good choice for your teeth.
If they are, in almost no time you will be able to face Valentine’s Day, and every day, with a bright, attractive smile.
Take Good Care of Your Teeth All-Year Round
The other “secret” to attractive, clean and bright teeth isn’t a secret at all! It’s old fashioned home-care including:
- 2×2 brushing (twice a day, at least two minutes) with fluoridated toothpaste
- Use dental floss daily.
- Eat well, limit snacks, and avoid foods that stick to teeth.
- Drink fluoridated water, particularly after eating.
- Visit your dentist at least twice a year.
If you follow this advice, your teeth have a better chance to stay attractive and healthy.
Here’s a short video “Tips for the Perfect Valentine’s Day Smile from your Northmead Dentist”:
Dental Care in Northmead
Smiles First Dental is your trustworthy dentist in the Northmead area. The appearance of your smile and its underlying health are vital to us.
Our expertly trained staff treats all dental issues, including complicated problems related to other health conditions.
We know that to some patients, the thought of visiting the dentist can be quite daunting and adding the words “root canal” to that can be quite frightening.
But we are here to reassure you and listen to any questions or concerns you may have about your treatment.
Our commitment to our patients is optimal dental health and a stunning smile.
We make life a little bit easier for our patients by offering late hours on weekdays and weekend appointments.
GAP FREE CHECK UP AND CLEAN
We offer all patients gap-free check-ups, cleans and all preventative treatments if you are in a private health fund ($180 for patients not in a private health fund).
We are located at 19/5-7 Kleins Rd in Northmead.