Aging Gracefully

Everyday in the United States, thousands and thousands of dollars are being spent on anti-aging products such as moisturizing creams, anti-wrinkle creams, vitamins and herbal supplements.  Not to mention the money that is being spend on botox injections and fillers as well as eye lifts, facelifts, etc.  The truth is, whether you live in Hollywood, California or small town USA, we all want to maintain our youthful appearance, even if we are not exactly young anymore!

Have you heard the expression “forty is the new thirty.”  The older we get, the younger we are expected to look.  It can be exhausting to keep up with!

Today many people are exercising regularly, eating a healthy well-balanced diet, staying hydrated and trying to manage their stress levels.  All these lead to a healthier lifestyle and can help you achieve and maintain a more youthful appearance.  However, there is one aspect of our appearance that is often overlooked and that is the appearance of your smile.  If your teeth are discolored, stained or yellowed due to smoking, drinking teas, sodas and red wine, etc., it can add years to your appearance.  Bleaching or whitening your teeth can do wonders for your appearance and give you a healthier, more youthful looking smile.

Most dentists today offer one or more methods for obtaining whiter teeth.  Some methods can be completed in a dental office in around an hour and produce dramatic affects with just one application.  Other methods are used at home for a more gradual affect.  Whatever method you choose, it is important to whiten your teeth under the supervision of your dentist.  That way he or she can monitor your progress and make sure that your teeth and/or gums are not being harmed in the process.

If you are looking for a way to improve your smile and take years off of your appearance, talk to your dentist today about teeth whitening.  He or she can help you determine the best method to suit your needs, your lifestyle and your budget.

Posted on the Behalf of Pure Dental Health.