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Get Your Smile Wedding Day Ready

Wedding Day Smile Bride and Groom

Is your big day around the corner? Perhaps you aren't the bride or groom this time, but a close friend or family member is getting married. You want to look perfect for the wedding season. Apart from finding the perfect dress and haircut, your smile should be a priority. It'll ensure you look confident when talking to people and stunning in photos. Here's how to get the smile ready for a wedding day!

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Plan Ahead

When speaking about the steps to plan your wedding we should also consider the course of action to optimize your smile for your special day. You'll be busy and have many things to do as the big day draws near. That's why having a plan for each segment is important.

As for your smile, consider what your goals are. Do you have a problem you'd like to fix, such as crooked teeth? Would you like straightening or whitening? Knowing what you need to do will ensure you easily fit everything in the plan.

 

Schedule a Consultation

Before creating a plan, it's crucial to talk to a professional. Experienced dentists know how much each process takes before it delivers results. It's vital to start on time, so schedule a consultation with a dental care expert as soon as possible. Some treatments take over a year to give definite results, so getting a perfect smile could be a long journey.

 

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Consider Your Oral Habits

The foundation of a perfect smile begins with optimal oral habits. These will also contribute to teeth and gum health.

It's imperative to have a regular dental routine that includes:

  • Brushing your teeth. The experts recommend doing it twice daily. Make sure one time is after all meals and before heading to bed. Consult a dental professional to recommend a suitable toothbrush for your current teeth and gum condition.
  • Flossing. You might think it doesn't have a major effect, but it's imperative to floss your teeth. It helps remove food residue from places the brush can't reach.
  • Using a mouth rinse. These solutions help keep bacteria away and reduce gum disease risk. Pick a suitable mouthwash for your dental requirements.

Maintain a Healthy Diet

A healthy diet and lifestyle will help you look and feel better. That also includes improved oral health. Switching to a healthy nutrition regime keeps your smile in optimal shape and minimizes stains and tooth decay.

Here are some crucial nutritious tips:

  • Consume enough water. The experts suggest 11.5 cups for females and 15.5 cups for males.
  • Eat vegetables and fiber. It boosts natural immunity, which helps resist gum disease and cavities.
  • Consume dairy and other nutrient-rich food. Dairies like yogurt and cheese boost saliva production, while calcium boosts teeth strength. Stick to a balanced diet to secure enough nutrients for your organism.
  • Avoid sugar, soft drinks, and starchy foods. Sweets and candies are bad for your oral health. Soft drinks also have a lot of sugar, and foods like potato chips can get stuck between your teeth.
  • Don't consume alcohol or cigars. Smoking accelerates tooth discoloration, while alcohol dries your mouth and doesn't help oral health.

Whiten Your Teeth for a Beautiful Smile

Teeth discoloration and staining are normal occurrences. It could happen due to consuming beverages and foods, smoking, or natural yellowing. Fortunately, there are ways to brighten the smile by whitening your teeth.

Two options are available:

  1. At-home whitening kit. You can get these in nearby pharmacies or cosmetic stores. It includes gels and trays that whiten your teeth. You need to follow the plan for maximum results, although the brightening effect can't reach the level of professional treatments.
  2. Professional dental whitening treatments. These happen in a dentist's office, where they use top-quality and most effective brightening solutions. A professional will apply the gel with a brightening agent and activate it. You can get lighter teeth in eight shades in a single treatment. Make sure to follow the instructions given after the treatment. That way, you'll ensure long-term results and a beautiful smile in months to come!

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Consider Cosmetic Options Before the Big Day

Cosmetic dentistry is a huge trend worldwide. If you want a perfect smile, some treatment might be necessary. Consider the following orthodontic treatments to improve your smile!

Porcelain Veneers

Veneers are an almost instant method of improving your smile. These include thin enamel shells that a dental professional adheres to your tooth's front. It results in adjusting the size, form, or tooth color. The process of placing porcelain veneers often takes only a couple of visits to the dentist. However, a consultation is necessary to confirm it's the right option.

Invisalign

Invisalign is a revolutionary method used for teeth straightening. The treatment includes using different trays to re-align your teeth to the desired position. You get the entire schedule from a dental professional. You follow the plan and wear Invisalign braces all day and night. You only remove it for eating and brushing your teeth. Depending on your schedule, visible results could take six to 12 months.

Don't Forget to Schedule a Cleaning

Regular teeth cleaning should be a component of your oral health routine. It helps to schedule a session close to the wedding day. That way, professionals can remove any plaque and other stains for the big occasion. And cleaning the teeth only a couple of days before the event means they'll remain bright for the wedding.

Avoid Last-Minute Dental Disasters

You did everything necessary, and the big day has come. The only thing to ensure is that you avoid a dental disaster during the wedding. Consider these tips to ensure everything goes smoothly:

  • Check for lipstick stains regularly. It's easy to miss these stains, and they could ruin the photos.
  • Don't eat foods that cause bad breath. Horseradish, onions, and garlic could also get stuck between your teeth.
  • Use sugarless gums. These'll give that fresh breath boost when you need it.

Don't forget to keep a mirror next to you. That way, you can check your smile and ensure it still looks perfect!

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GUEST POST CONTRIBUTOR:
Jessica Green | Stephen Spelman Dental Office


Jessica Green is a healthy lifestyle enthusiast who enjoys writing about oral care, hygiene, and general well-being. A busy mom of two boys and a dog, when not writing, she loves walking her beloved Husky and doing outdoor activities with her kids.

Jessica is currently living in Las Vegas, and working with Stephen Spelman Dental Office to share the most relevant and reliable information in a clear, friendly manner through content on the website and outside.

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