Posts made in May, 2014

To Whiten or Not to Whiten?

»Posted by on May 27, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

To Whiten or Not to Whiten?

Who wouldn’t want a movie star’s whiter, brighter smile? Could it mean a boost in your social ratings and self-esteem? A survey conducted by NCBIclaims it may! “Tooth colour exerts an influence on social perceptions. The results may be explained by negative beliefs about dental decay, such as its link with poor oral hygiene.” (NCBI) Before you rush out to whiten your teeth, however, consider these important tips. Is Whitening Right for My Teeth? If your gums and teeth aren’t in a healthy state right now, before whitening, you might want to pump the brakes on rushing to whiten them. Why? The Whitening Watch-List It’s worth your while to have a dental checkup that specifically takes into consideration enamel thickness, receding gums, dental...

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