YOU’VE DREAMED OF THIS day your whole life. You have the ring and the fiancé, the planning is going well, and you’re down to the last few details. Bridals are coming up, and then the wedding itself. You realize there’s something you need to do before you have hundreds of pictures taken of you: perfect your smile!
Whitening: Home Versus Professional
When it comes to teeth whitening, strips, toothpastes, and rinses are the most cost-effective options. They’re cheap and you can do them yourself, but the results usually won’t be as good as with professional teeth whitening. Surely you won’t accept a compromise on you special big day!
Another option is take-home custom teeth whitening trays. These trays do cost more, but they result in better whitening as long as you follow the instructions carefully. We recommend starting whitening trays about one month before the wedding or any important photoshoots.
The highest quality, safest, and most predictable technique is to go for a combination of professional home teeth whitening and In Office teeth whitening London. Whitening sessions will take place at the dental office and can be pricier than take-home options, but the great results are worth it! Remember it is your special day and the cost is really minimal compared to that dazzling smile.
Straightening That Smile
Teeth Bleaching alone will make a beautiful difference to any smile, but sometimes there are other issues to take care of before the big day, such as orthodontics. Orthodontic appliances can be expensive, but the results are life-changing. Having straight teeth and a healthy bite are a huge confidence-booster, in addition to providing health benefits and looking great.
Unlike whitening, which can be done in the last couple of months leading up to the wedding, braces or invisible aligners – Invisalign generally require at least a year, so don’t wait too long to schedule a consultation if you hear wedding bells in your future!
Repairs For Chips And Cavities
One of the factors that determines our oral health is genetics. Unfortunately, that means that sometimes, even the most diligent brushing, flossing, and avoidance of sugary treats aren’t enough to keep cavities at bay. And even when we’re being careful, accidents happen, and a tooth might end up chipped.
If you find yourself facing one of these setbacks before your wedding, cosmetic porcelain veneers and bonding are both great options to consider. Veneers are color-matched to blend in with your natural teeth, resulting in a beautiful, natural-looking smile.
Cosmetic Tooth bonding is a process that covers damaged or discolored teeth with plastic resin. These don’t last as long as veneers, but they can be applied in just one visit. On the other hand, it takes one or two weeks after taking the impression of your teeth to receive your custom veneers.
We’re Here To Help Make Your Special Day Perfect!
We know how hectic it can be to plan a wedding, so we want to make things easier for you by helping you prepare your smile. Whether that’s as simple as a regular teeth cleaning appointment or something more involved, you can count on our practice!
London Smile Care wishing our patients all the happiness in the world!
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The content on this blog is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of qualified health providers with questions you may have regarding medical conditions.