Discover The Ways You Can Keep White Teeth

Monday, April 18, 2016
Discover The Ways You Can Keep White Teeth

Discover The Ways You Can Keep White Teeth

When we meet someone for the first time we notice their facial features right away. We notice their eyes, nose, mouth, and even their hair. But what is the one feature that can make a lasting impression? Have you guessed yet? It’s your smile! Raise your hand if you want to keep white teeth, and make a good first impression. Of course you do!

Seven seconds is all it takes to make a first impression. So make sure your smile is the best 7 seconds of your first impression. The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry discovered that:pdfp-stats-image

  • Nearly all Americans (99.7%) think that a smile is an essential social
  • 96% of adults thinks an attractive smile makes you more appealing to the opposite sex.
  • Can an unattractive smile derail your career? 74% of adults think that it can.
  • 48% of Americans think that your smile is the most memorable feature when meeting someone.

How your smile can make or break a first impression!

Another portion of the survey asked what people noticed first about a person’s smile. And the top answers were: Whiteness or color of teeth, straightness, missing teeth, and cleanliness of teeth. At Penn Dental Family Practice we want you to make a great first impression, but overall, we want you to have a happy and healthy smile. Here are a few ways you can keep white teeth, and keep your teeth healthy.

How To Keep White Teeth

If you’re wanting to keep your teeth healthy and white there are a few very important ways to maintain your white smile.

  1. Brush Twice a Day – Or after each meal. Brushing your teeth twice a day removes the plaque buildup and helps prevent discoloration.
  2. Floss – Flossing once or twice a day gets those hard to reach places that your toothbrush can’t reach. Removing plaque buildup and preventing discoloration.
  3. Avoid Dark Foods – Avoid food and drink that can stain your teeth, Dark fruit juices, coffee, red wine, or dark sodas. If you can’t seem to stay away, be sure to rinse your mouth out thoroughly.

If you’re in need of a little extra assistance to keep white teeth, then get your teeth professionally whitened at Penn Dental Family Practice. We offer in-office whitening or take home trays to whiten your teeth at your own convenience.

Take-home whitening trays will require applications daily, and whitens teeth over a course of about 2 weeks. Our in-office whitening gets results faster and can be done in one visit. And we also send you off with a take home kit to give you the best results!

Make a lasting first impression! Make an appointment today!