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Whiter Teeth for a Brighter Smile

Whiter teeth improve your appearance and your self-confidence. Some people avoid laughing in public because of bad teeth. Whiter teeth gives you confidence to smile in public, and improves the way you feel about yourself. You really do not have to cover your mouth to smile; smile with confidence wherever you go. Whiter teeth will give you a brighter smile.

In order to maintain a brighter smile, you must brush your teeth twice per day to keep plaque and bacteria that causes cavities and tooth decay out of your mouth. If it is possible, brush your teeth after every meal, because this will help you reduce cavities and maintain fresh breath throughout the day.

Flossing removes stubborn food particles in hard to reach arears between your teeth. Regular flossing and rinsing with antiseptic mouth wash will help you keep hard to reach places between your teeth clean and leave your mouth feeling cool and fresh. Antiseptic mouth wash kills bacterial plaque that causes bad breath and gingivitis, and protects your teeth against tooth decay although it is not a substitute for brushing. You still have to brush your teeth regularly.

How much does it cost to whiten teeth at the dentist? The price depends on where you live and the procedure you need. But in most instances, teeth whitening will cost anywhere between $200 and $800. Most insurance policies will not cover teeth whitening because it is considered a cosmetic procedure. That is why it is important that you know what is covered by your dental insurance plan and what is not.

You have to keep in mind though, that teeth are not white. They are off white. Some dentists will tell you that you cannot have whiter teeth without damaging your enamel. Therefore, you have to do your research to find out safe ways to whiten your teeth. Or consult your dentist to learn more about whiter teeth.