SMILE! says the photographer, your family and your friends! and why not, it is after all your wedding day. For all those to be married, or for even those who have simply been putting off going to the dentist for a long time, this wedding seasons makes a perfect time to indulge time and care in your pearly whites.
Here are a few steps you can take to ensure a beautiful smile this wedding season:
- Consult your dentist ASAP!
First things first: Get to your dentist. You need to have consulted as early as possible before your wedding. This simply helps to prevent and possibilities of suffering from tooth pain during your wedding. Also, Chart out a good at home/ in a dental chair cleaning programme for you.
- Get an oral prophylaxis/cleaning done
More often than not, our teeth are covered by plaque, calculus and stains which can change the colour of our smile. The Best smile can be achieved by a thorough cleaning done before the wedding. Make sure your cleaning appointments are at a minimum of a week away from your wedding day so as to heal and get better.
- Consider the need for tooth whitening procedures
whitening procedures can help reduce stains on your teeth and discolourations which can dull your smile. these can be done both in a dental office or at home, but the best results are achieved on a dental chair. The whitening process generally takes at least one to two weeks, depending on your desired results, so it's important not to try to cram it in the last minute.
- Braces: not a taboo for adults!
Crooked teeth should not hold you back. Braces can help straighten crooked teeth, reduce crowding or fill in spaces where teeth do not meet properly. the newer technology has changed the way braces look, making them more esthetic (Ceramic/Invisalign braces) but they still don’t work overnight. Start as early as you can if you want a perfectly straight smile by your wedding day.
- Follow a strict oral health schedule
All efforts taken to make your smile better can only last longer when making sure you take care of them every day. Make sure to brush regularly and use a mouthwash which best suits you. Avoid snacking between meals and maintain a healthy diet.
Most of all, your smile is the best when you are the happiest! So make sure to be positive and have a fun filled happy wedding day!