Three Factors that Can Dim Your Bright Smile

Posted on: January 2, 2019

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Wanting to make sure your bright smile is always bright? Good for you! Having a bright smile allows you to feel confident when smiling and for that reason, it is recommended that you understand some of the factors that can dim your bright smile so you can avoid them. When your teeth are not as bright as they can be it is likely that you will cover your mouth when you smile or possibly not even smile as often as you should. Know that there are solutions to your dim teeth if your teeth are already dim or discolored, of which at least one solution will help you get back your nice, white bright smile.

Three factors that can dim your bright smile

The following is a list of three factors that are known to dim a bright smile and for that reason should be avoided if at all possible.

#1 – Taking certain medications

There are certain medications that will directly affect the color of one’s teeth.

#2 – Smoking or chewing tobacco

Smoking and chewing tobacco are a common cause of dim teeth.

#3 – Consuming certain foods and beverages

Certain foods and beverages are known to cause dim teeth, such as coffee, tea and blueberries.

How to improve the look of dim teeth

While brushing the teeth immediately after eating or drinking stain-causing foods and beverages is ideal when it comes to preventing dim teeth, avoiding consuming these stain-causing items is the only true way for one to prevent dim teeth. Not participating in the above three factors that can dim a bright smile is also highly recommended. If someone is experiencing difficulty when trying to not participate in the three factors above, they can always reach out to a dental professional for their professional help and advice.

How to avoid dim teeth

In order for someone to avoid having dim teeth so they can have a bright smile, they should ideally brush their teeth right after eating or drinking. If this is not possible, then rinsing the mouth with water is a second ideal choice. A third option is to chew sugarless gum as this helps to neutralize any acids in foods recently eaten, which are known to dim teeth.

Is your smile not as bright as you want to be?

If you want to have a bright smile yet your teeth are dim in color, then eliminating any of the above three factors above that pertain to your life is highly recommended. It is also a good idea for you to brush your teeth or rinse your mouth immediately after consuming any stain-causing foods and drinks. It really is important for you to feel confident in the way you look when you smile and when your teeth are dim it is highly likely that you will smile less. Know that there are solutions available to you for fixing your smile, which will allow you to have a nice white bright smile so you can smile with confidence every single time.

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