Every bride or groom wants to look amazing on their wedding day, but many feel held back by a smile that is less than perfect. As you count down to your big day, you may consider whitening your teeth. But how do you go about doing it? Over-the-counter treatments like whitening toothpaste and whitening strips can take forever to work and may do damage to your teeth, so we recommend a visit to your dentist.
Plan to Have a Cleaning First
When you go to schedule your teeth whitening in Arlington Heights, IL, schedule a cleaning right before that. The teeth cleaning will remove surface stains from your teeth so that the whitening treatment can get rid of deeper staining. A cleaning beforehand will ensure that your whitening treatment gives you the best results possible.
Use Sensitivity Toothpaste
Some people will experience tooth sensitivity for anywhere from a few days to a few weeks after treatment. This is not a cause for concern, but purchasing sensitivity toothpaste to use in the weeks following procedure can help relieve the pain.
Maintain Good Oral Hygiene
After your whitening treatment, it is essential to maintain good oral hygiene and try to stay away from foods and drinks that can stain your teeth like red wine, coffee, and sugary treats. After all, you want your beautiful new smile to last long after you say your vows.
Contact Northwestern Dental Group today and say “I do” to a safe, effective whitening treatment from our experienced dentists.