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4 Tips For A Younger Looking Smile

There are countless methods we use to try and turn back the clock on our appearance.

Whether it’s hip wardrobes and hairstyles or costly cosmetic surgeries, people go to great lengths to recapture the look and feel of their youth. Despite all of these anti-aging fads and gimmicks, studies show your smile can make you look younger than anything else!

#1 Good Oral Hygiene Keeps Your Smile Looking Younger, Longer

The simplest thing you can do to keep Father Time at bay is to practice good oral hygiene habits. Brushing twice a day and flossing regularly promotes healthy teeth and gums and keeps your smile looking and feeling clean. If we ignore these simple habits, we put our smiles at risk of harmful bacteria which can lead to unsightly effects such as cavities, tooth discoloration or tooth loss, and periodontal disease.
Maintaining good oral health throughout your life doesn’t just preserve the appearance of your smile, but it can preserve your overall health too. Bleeding gums caused by periodontal disease can allow bacteria from your mouth to enter your bloodstream and affect other parts of the body. Research suggests gum disease can increase our risk for serious health problems, including…

  • Diabetes
  • Endocarditis and Cardiovascular disease
  • Osteoporosis
  • Strokes
  • Alzheimer’s Disease

For a few tips on how to floss properly to fight off that harmful bacteria, check out the video below!

#2 Brighten Your Smile With Professional Tooth Whitening

Even when you take good care of your teeth, over time they are naturally yellow. Micro-fractures, thinning enamel, and built-up stains all make your teeth look duller and older. But, that can be changed with tooth whitening!

There are several tooth whitening solutions, each with its own unique benefits. From over-the-counter whitening strips to in-office teeth whitening treatments, Tres’ White Supreme, Opalescence in office and take home, Glo whitening system, we can help you decide which whitening solution is best for your smile. We offer teeth whitening solutions that can fit any budget.

#3 Cosmetic Dentistry Can Give You The Look You Want with veneers

Whether you need just a few touch-ups or would like an amazing dental makeover, cosmetic dentistry can provide exactly the look you want. Cosmetic dentistry has both therapeutic and aesthetic benefits. Treatment can repair your teeth and correct your bite, and at the same time give you the gorgeous smile you’ve always wanted!

Come see Dr. McOmie for a free cosmetic consultation. We have done thousands of cosmetic dental cases. We have photographed almost every case we have ever done, odds are we can show you cases we have done that is just like your case. Come talk with us about the cosmetic solution that is right for you. Most of the time it is less expensive than you think and can be done easier than you think.

#4 Tooth Bonding

This simple and painless dental procedure gives the biggest cosmetic bang for the buck. It is inexpensive and can deliver results immediately that will last for years. Check out our bonding gallery to see actual cases Dr. McOmie has done. Everyone that has this done says they wish they would have done it sooner.

Be Confident In Your Smile
One of the best ways to appear more youthful is to smile more! This can start a wonderful cycle too! Smiling more can actually make you happier, and make you want to smile more.

We love our patients and love seeing your bright shining smiles each day. If you have any questions about how we can give you a healthier, more beautiful smile, give us a call, McOmie Family Dentistry 423-899-1112 and set an appointment to visit our practice or let us know in the comments below!

Thank you for brightening our day.

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