Everyone’s looking for that perfect smile. It’s what every country song is about nowadays, and what every celebrity is advertising on the red carpet. A person’s teeth are one of the first things your eyes are drawn to in a face to face interaction. The slight discoloration in an otherwise very healthy mouth is now being portrayed as negative and unattractive trait in our current social climate. If having sparkling white teeth is something that you desire, more power to you. However, many of the popular teeth whitening methods today are very unhealthy. Using bleach or expensive whitening strips are the worst possible ways of getting the desired whitening effect. These methods have been found to lead to serious oral health issues such as:
- Increased risk of tooth fractures
- Degrading of crowns and dental implants
- Risk of tooth demineralization
- Softening and stripping away of enamel
- Increased tooth sensitivity
- Bleeding, unhealthy gums
Two very big factors that lead to tooth discoloration are coffee and soda. Now, this doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy these tasty beverages while at the same time showing off your nice set of teeth. Instead of bleaching the mouth, and consequently killing all bacteria (both good and bad), it’s important to harnesses good oral bacteria and make them work for you. Leaving your mouth bare and unprotected is dangerous, Daily Dental Care is working to stop this trend all together. Covering up your unhealthy smile with a blanket of whiteness is like putting lipstick on a pig! Why have an artificially white smile when you can have a natural and healthy looking mouth?