Health Tip: Want a Brighter Smile?

Suggestions for whiter teeth

(HealthDay News) -- A brighter, healthier-looking smile can do wonders to improve your appearance.

The website suggests:

  • Whitening with an at-home kit, or having your dentist perform an in-office whitening procedure.
  • Talking to your dentist about replacing damaged or discolored teeth with crowns, veneers or bonding.
  • Straightening teeth with braces (even if you're an adult). Talk to your dentist about so-called "invisible" braces.
  • Considering implants to replace lost teeth.
  • Brushing at least twice daily and flossing at least once daily.
  • Having regular dental checkups.
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