There are many benefits, both physically and psychologically, to having sparkly white teeth. People who undergo a teeth whitening procedure notice a difference not just to their internal state in terms of general feelings of well-being but also to how they're perceived by other people. When you have a new pair of pearly whites, you'll have the self-confidence you need to impress a date or stand out at a job interview. Below are some more benefits to having a teeth whitening treatment, as well as how to keep your teeth white well after you've had your teeth whitened.
How Getting Teeth Whitening will Benefit your Life
When you get your teeth whitened, you're more likely to keep better care of them to keep them looking good, so users will often create a healthy oral hygiene plan; consisting of brushing, flossing, mouthwash and regular trips to the dentist for a checkup. Because your new sparkling smile will stand out, people will naturally focus on your teeth, therefore minimising the appearance of wrinkles, such as the frown line. You will also be perceived as losing many years from your face as having white teeth is associated sub-consciously with being more youthful, the cause of this is that as we age, external factors like smoking and teeth staining food and drinks damage and discolour your teeth.
Psychological Benefits to getting Teeth Whitening
When we smile, our body naturally produces endorphin's, which are the 'feel good' hormones which brighten our day. This will lead to having more confidence when going to a job interview - there have been studies which show that people with a nice smile are more prepared when going to a job interview. This newfound confidence will be associated with positive traits to your potential employer, increasing your chances of finding employment. The confidence you gain from teeth whitening will not just help you when looking for employment, it will also help tremendously when it comes to your love life - people with whiter teeth are shown in studies to be more outgoing and engaging, this is a direct result of the self-confidence you gain from getting whiter teeth. The bottom line is that by gaining whiter teeth, you will be perceived by others as being more successful in all areas of life, also you will be deemed more trustworthy due to the 'halo' effect that people perceive when you have white teeth.
Teeth Whitening at Bamboo Dental
Before coming in for any teeth whitening services, clients are invited to come and visit the practice for a free consultation, where you will be briefed on how the procedure works, the dentist will also assess your teeth to ensure that you are suitable for treatment. There are two teeth whitening procedures that are offered at Bamboo Dental, both are affordable, quick and pain-free. The first procedure is the take-home teeth whitening, this is a whitening solution that you have the ability to use in the comfort of your own home. After confirming your suitability with our treatment during your free consultation, impressions will be made of your teeth which will harden and become the trays of which you put the teeth whitening solution on whilst at home. The tray and solution is then left in your mouth for 1.5 hours before being removed, this can be repeated until the level of whiteness you require is achieved. This take-home teeth whitening procedure costs 205 is our cheapest teeth whitening procedure. The second procedure is the in-chair laser teeth whitening, this is our most advanced teeth whitening procedure which uses Philips LED whitening technology. The treatment consists of four 15 minute sessions, which will give the client immediate results of up to 8 shades whiter, depending on the clients preferences. To follow up with the immediate results, you will be provided with free activators and take home trays, these allow the user to supplement their results from their own home. The in-chair laser teeth whitening procedures quick treatment time (four 15 minute sessions) is what appeals to our customer who want an instantaneous smile transformation.
How to keep teeth white after a procedure
While you may be amazed by the immediate results after a procedure, there will be maintenance needed to keep them sparkling. Here are some tips on how to keep your teeth white after a visit to Bamboo dental;
- Brush twice daily, in the morning and after dinner in the evening. Brushing at these times are optimal as they prevent acid or chemicals from staining or weakening teeth.
- Cut down on food and drinks that are likely to stain or damage teeth, such as coffee, red wine, turmeric, beetroot and acidic foods like lemons.
- Consider using a straw when drinking, this will prevent the harmful acids and chemicals from making contact with your teeth.
- Stick to a 'white diet' for two weeks after your whitening procedure. Foods such as rice, milk, yogurt, cottage cheese are the most popular foods to consume during a 'white diet'.
- It is recommended to use whitening floss and mouthwash after brushing, twice a day. Using floss and mouthwash remove the particles between the teeth that your toothbrush might not be able to reach, your oral hygiene will also be improved when floss and mouthwash is used on a regular basis.
- Do not smoke, the nicotine and tar in the tobacco make your teeth yellow in a short period of time. After years of smoking it is not uncommon for users teeth to become brown.
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