Stained, yellowing teeth can affect many aspects of your life. Not only can they be signs of potential oral health problems in the future, they can affect your confidence as well.
When you have stained teeth, either from smoking, drinking coffee, consuming soda, or even poor oral hygiene habits through the years, you may wake up one morning, look in the mirror when you’re getting ready, and notice just how yellow or stained your teeth happen to be. Suddenly you’re self-conscious and don’t want to smile.
The moment you stop smiling, the moment you’re more self-conscious about your teeth and that smile, that’s when your conference begins to decline. We are products of our experiences as well as our ability to share emotions with others. Smiling is a sign of happiness, confidence, and self-assuredness. If you don’t smile it’s going to impact your emotional well-being as well as your social standing, how people think about you, and much more.
There are plenty of things you can do to eliminate yellowed, stained teeth. There are whitening toothpastes but they are not very effective, for the most part. They are better suited for people who have very mild yellowing teeth, but who have taken good care of their oral hygiene since their last dental visit.
You could also look into teeth whitening strips, but these are only effective to some degree and for seriously stained teeth.
The best option is to visit a dentist for a regular cleaning. Dentists can help remove a great deal of the staining residue, bringing your teeth back to a brilliant white that you’ll be proud to have and that will give you the confidence you’ve grown accustomed to through the years.
If you want to see potential before and after pictures of people who had low confidence as a result of yellowed, stained teeth, check out The Dental Centre and speak to one of the experienced dentists there.