Explore the Benefits of Teeth Whitening
Don’t let anyone tell you that tooth whitening is something that has no direct benefits. While it most certainly is a form of cosmetic dentistry, there are frequently unrecognized benefits of teeth whitening that go beyond the surface. At Rockville Dental Arts in Rockville, MD, Dr. Norkiewicz encourages patients to consider the different benefits of teeth whitening when choosing whether or not to get the treatment.
What are the benefits of tooth whitening treatments? As already mentioned, they tend to be described as a form of cosmetic dentistry, meaning that they give you a brighter, whiter smile. This is actually one of the more significant benefits of teeth whitening because it leads to so many positive results.
As a basic example, you might regularly visit our office to get cleanings and checkups. Your teeth and gums are in great condition, but you still hide your smile because your teeth are stained yellow with age or discolored from lifestyle choices like smoking or drinking a lot of staining beverages.
Why continue to hide the smile you are so dedicated to keeping healthy. One of the most direct and immediate benefits of teeth whitening is that you actually show your smile. This helps you to look healthier and more attractive, and it boosts your mood all of the time.
Of course, another of the key benefits of teeth whitening is that it really is a self-confidence booster. When you feel that your smile is stained or unattractive, you feel less positive about yourself. Get the teeth whitened and you almost immediately feel comfortable smiling, talking, and interacting with people.
Finally, one of the most significant benefits of tooth whitening treatments, and one that is too often overlooked, is that it actually sets the stage for better oral health and hygiene. How? While it is certainly not guaranteed that you will start to take optimal care of the teeth and gums because you have invested in the tooth whitening treatment, it is quite likely that you will. You may do at home touch ups of the initial treatment, but you are also going to just do a lot better than ever where flossing, brushing, and regular cleanups and checkups are concerned.
If you have questions about the benefits of teeth whitening, just give us a call at our Rockville, MD office at (301) 424-2030. You can also use our online contact form and one of our staff will get back to you promptly.