Your “new year, new you” resolutions are great! But you know what won’t change? Your teeth! The teeth you have now are the ones you’ll have for a lifetime. And it’s our passion at Smiles by Shields to ensure you keep them for a lifetime!
So what can you do this year to protect your smile and ensure you’ve got the brightest smile ever in 2016?
Step #1: schedule your appointments! You need prophylaxis (professional dental cleaning) once every 6 months. Make sure you’re scheduling ahead so you don’t fall behind!
Step #2: brush twice daily and floss each and every day. We know, we know. It’s a hard habit to pick up if you’ve never done it. But flossing can make a world of difference in your smile.
Step #3: consider teeth whitening. We often professional, proven, safe methods for effective whitening.
Step #4: consider aesthetic restorations. If your teeth are broken, chipped, cracked, or generally misaligned, the options above can restore only the surface appearance of the tooth. Cosmetic procedures allow for a corrected smile that looks and feels like a million bucks!
If you haven’t always been kind to your smile and you hesitate showing your teeth because you’re ashamed of dental imperfections, 2016 could be the year you get the smile of your dreams!