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3 Ways to Improve Your Smile

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Your smile reflects many things about you, and being confident is one of them. So, there is absolutely no reason why you should avoid flashing those pearly whites. Luckily for you, there are ways to improve your smile.

1. Regularly Clean Your Teeth

Your teeth need constant care and attention if you want them to be healthy and strong. Please ensure to brush your teeth after every meal and floss every night before going to bed. This way, your teeth should stay clean and allow you to smile as much as possible with confidence.

2. Avoid Teeth-Staining Foods

Certain foods have high amounts of coloring present within them, which stain your teeth if consumed frequently. Such foods include tomatoes, wines, sauces, raspberries, etc. If you want your pearly whites to flash as bright as a light bulb, it’s best to stay away from such stain-inducing foods. Instead, we’d recommend you switch to foods that are healthy and don’t have excessive coloring or additives in them.

3. Stop Smoking

If you don’t smoke, great! If you do, it’s advised that you stop or at least reduce the frequency of smoking. Cigarettes have nicotine and tar present within them that blacken your lips and form a plaque over your gums, making your teeth the opposite of aesthetic. So, we’d suggest that you quit smoking to make your smile prettier than ever.


If you want to know more about ways you can improve or enhance your smile, visit Meadows Family Dentistry and meet with Dr. Preston Polson to learn more information about how doing certain things can improve your smile and things that can make it worse.


Posted on Sep 27, 2021
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