After teeth whitening, you’re going to notice some things you may not have exactly considered before receiving this type of cosmetic care. Sure, you knew that you’d be saying goodbye to stains and hello to improvement. However, how much emphasis did you put on what whitening might mean for you, for your smile care, for the long-term professional services you usually receive from our Ankeny, IA team, and more? If you feel you may have missed something or you’re simply hoping you’re staying on track with what your smile has always needed and still requires, a quick checklist will certainly help!
#1: Your Smile Looks So Clean And Bright!
Once you receive teeth whitening, others are not going to look at your smile and start wondering about cosmetic treatments you may have received. Instead, they are going to instantly recognize that you are really lighting up the room with your grin because it’s going to look so clean, so bright, and so uniform. So, rest easy that though someone may make a comment about your smile, it’s likely going to come in the form of a compliment that sounds like, “Wow, your smile looks amazing!” It may even give someone else the inspiration to follow through on their own plans for their smile goals.
#2: You Still Need To Brush And Floss
You may also notice that in addition to having a smile that becomes much more approachable and that you feel better about, you’ll realize something: You may have looked at people’s smiles in the past, assuming that they must take exceptional care of them because they’re so bright and stain-free. However, here you are now with a truly vibrant grin due to teeth whitening and you are well aware that you still need to brush and floss. You know that your smile is bright but if you don’t take care of it, it won’t be healthy (though it may look like it is for some time). In a nutshell, you notice that you’re in the same boat as everyone else and that if you want a healthy smile, you have to work (just a little bit) for it. Cosmetic care is just a bonus!
#3: Your Smile Still Requires Our Care
Again, you will notice that yes, your smile looks amazing, but it’s still your smile. It’s still composed of natural tissue! It may not look yellow anymore but you still need to see us twice a year for cleanings and checkups (and fortunately, this will help you keep that smile bright!).
Remember To Keep Up Prevention After Whitening
While your smile is going to look exceptionally clean, vibrant, and lovely after you receive teeth whitening, we remind you that you will still need to stay the course with care at home and at our practice! Visit us for a dental checkup in Ankeny, IA by contacting Dental Impressions to schedule a visit at (515) 965-0230.