We at Barbie’s Beauty Bits think a winning, healthy smile is the hallmark of human beauty. While creating a healthier smile will take some effort, it is easier than many think with these seven ways to create a better, brighter smile. We have you covered from regular dental check-ups, cosmetic dental services, following the basics, and even some cosmetic treatments!
Professional Treatments For A Brighter, Healthier Smile
Visiting the dentist for your regular dental care and dental treatments is something that everyone should do. However, seeing a cosmetic dentist can ensure that an esthetically pleasing brighter smile supports your oral health.
Many have gum disease, periodontal disease, crooked teeth, surface stains, and even yellow teeth. Cosmetic dentistry offers many services to brighten and improve your smile, for example:
- Porcelain veneers
- Crowns and bridges
- Teeth whitening treatments
- Professional whitening
- Dental implants
- Gum sculpting
- Tooth reshaping
- Gum lifting
- Repairing damage from injury or disease
Improve Your Oral Hygiene-Brush, Floss, and Rinse
To achieve a dazzling, whiter smile, follow the basics of good dental hygiene by brushing your teeth twice a day with whitening toothpaste, or even better, after every meal.
And make sure you are flossing all the time as well. Just before your dental visit doesn’t count! And of course, always rinse, even with water, if you do not have access to brush, floss, and use mouthwash at that time!
Lastly, choose the best oral hygiene products for the task. This includes choosing the right toothbrush. Like Foreo Issa sonic toothbrush from removing plaque more efficiently. It also provides cleaning the entire mouth – teeth, gums, tongue and cheeks.
Drink Up-Stay Hydrated For Healthier Teeth
Dehydration can impact oral health, hygiene, and appearance, making tooth decay more likely. Meanwhile, the threat of bad breath can cause you to cover your mouth and change your body language negatively. And one you may not have known about, with a super dry mouth, particles are more likely to stick to your teeth.
Therefore, drinking at least eight cups of water a day is vital. Crucially, it would be best if you spread them out to stay hydrated at all times.
Speaking of drinks, this takes us to our next tip to help brighten your smile and whiten your teeth.
Reduce Stained Teeth- Be Mindful Of What You Drink
It will probably stain your teeth if it can stain a white t-shirt. Drinks like coffee, tea, and of course, my favorite red wine are staining teeth culprits. While you can still enjoy them, be mindful and do not overindulge. So, remember to rinse your mouth with water after drinking and brush your teeth to maintain those pearly whites.
Lip Tips For A Brighter Smile
Your smile isn’t only about having straighter or whiter teeth. Therefore, ideas like getting your lips summer ready can be equally crucial. Whether shaping the lips, finding a bold lipstick that better accentuates your teeth, or avoiding cold sores, Taking the proper steps to improve your lips’ look will dramatically influence your smile.
And do not forget to hydrate the lips. The perfect way to do this is with a Collagen Infused Lip Mask.
This lip mask permeates quickly into the skin of your lips. Providing you with the nutrients and moisture, you need to hydrate those lips. You can also apply a moisturizing lip balm for an extra boost of hydration.
Cosmetic Treatments To Help Treat Thinning Lips And Wrinkles Around The Mouth
If you feel like your smile is being dimmed by thin lips and fine lines, some cosmetic treatments can help improve your smile and appearance. Many injectable fillers help provide a fuller lip and smooth out those wrinkles.
- A solution containing Hyaluronic acid fillers, like Juvederm and Restylane, can plump up your lips. They also pad the creases that run from your nose to the corners of your mouth.
- Botox Cosmetic or Vobella injections can smooth out fine wrinkles around your lips, especially helping with smoker lines.
- A chemical peel is excellent to help exfoliate by removing the top layer so younger, fresh skin can appear.
Quit Those Bad Habits That Can Ruin Your Teeth
Securing a winning smile is one thing, but you also need to keep it that way. Therefore, you should be keen to quit any bad habits that damage your teeth, lips, or tongue. Smoking is an obvious option. Other bad habits that can affect the dental health of your teeth include chewing ice cubes, grinding your teeth, nail-biting, and using your teeth as tools.
All of them can have negative impacts on the health of your teeth, so as I always say “Don’t Chew On Anything That’s Not Food.”
So there you have it beauties. Barbie’s Beauty Bits seven ways to create a better, brighter smile.