Perfect teeth: 5 Keys to a Perfect Smile

BY Dr. McDowell  |  January 16th, 2020
Dr. McDowell
Dr. McDowell has always been focused on using the latest technology to improve the patient experience. From radiation-free imaging to laser dentistry, he has always been ahead of the curve and is dedicated to improving the practice of dentistry one ..

Having a perfect smile is something that everyone would like to have. A good smile can give you more than just a nice-looking picture; it has the power to bring you a positive impact on your self-confidence.

When you have poor dental health, it can have an impact on several things, such as your smile and self-confidence.

Lucky for you, we have some advice that will help you maintain your perfect teeth and actions to take to make sure that you always show your best smile.

1. Never Have Your Top and Bottom Teeth Touching Each Other

Most people may be unaware of this tip, but this simple tip can make a big difference in your smile. If the top and bottom row of your teeth are pushing against each other when you smile, it can make your neck muscles tense up and possibly bulge out of your skin, which can be a little unflattering. Be sure to keep a small space between your two rows of teeth to give yourself a more natural-looking smile.

2. Keep the Camera Above Eye Level

If the camera is anywhere below your eye level, it will make for an unflattering picture. This is because you increase the risk of a dreaded double chin and distort your facial features. When you keep the camera above your eye level, it helps prevent any bad angles and makes your smile look brighter and more natural. It also benefits people with glasses by tilting the lens downward to stop the light from rebounding off your lens. So be sure to keep your head high to be sure there isn’t anything unpleasant taking the attention away from your beautiful smile.

3. Relax and Be Yourself!

This tip is crucial and one of the more important ones we have for you. Before the picture is taken, relax and take a breath. You can’t force a good smile, so loosen up and maybe even laugh a little. Your smile will be at its best when you are relaxing and being genuine. It is also suggested by some photographers that you are looking at someone that you love. However, you decide to do it, be your most natural self, have fun, and show your best smile.

4. Have a Teeth-Friendly Nutrition and Quit Unhealthy Habits

Proper nutrition is the key to overall health. You often hear that having proper nutrition will give you a healthy mind and body, but never really understand the impact it has on your dental health. This is because we often go for the food that tastes the best, but how often have you thought about how it can affect your teeth and gums? Specialists recommend that you include teeth-friendly nutrition and limit the foods that negatively affect your teeth.

If you want healthy teeth and gums and a good looking smile, you need to quit smoking, and consuming alcohol and sodas. By consistently taking in these products, you can find yourself having several problems with your gums and teeth. This is because of the depletion of calcium in the body, which causes things like tooth decay, gum disease, and other oral hygiene problems.

5. Practice Good Dental Hygiene

Good dental health starts with cleaning your teeth the right way. After meals, food and bacteria get stuck in your teeth and create a plaque that will negatively affect the health of your teeth. This is why dentists recommend that we brush our teeth at least twice a day for two minutes, and after every meal if we can. It is important to remember that you should also be cleaning the rest of your mouth, which includes your gums, roof of your mouth, and your tongue.

It is not a mystery that the best way to be sure your oral health is kept in check is to go to a specialist and make the recommended two regular visits to the dentist. This helps to make sure that there are no problems that are affecting your perfect smile.

It is still recommended you visit the dentist even if you don’t feel any pain or inconvenience with your teeth and ensure that there are no problems with your gums, teeth, and oral health. Your teeth and gums can develop problems out of nowhere, so even if you are brushing and flossing your teeth regularly. You may still experience a loss in teeth or problems with your gums from other health problems that you can’t detect yourself. Also, If you have experienced any teeth loss, it may be worth looking into and to give you that full beautiful smile you once had.

Hopefully, you were able to take away a few things from this post that will help you have a picture-perfect smile. If you are looking to schedule an appointment with the dentist, check out Wayzata Dental, and see the services that we can provide to help you get those perfect teeth for a perfect smile.

Dr. McDowell
Dr. McDowell has always been focused on using the latest technology to improve the patient experience. From radiation-free imaging to laser dentistry, he has always been ahead of the curve and is dedicated to improving the practice of dentistry one ..

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