What You Can Do If You’re Embarrassed To Smile

Smile Concerns

Do you find yourself putting your hand over your mouth when you’re talking or keeping your mouth closed when you smile?

If you feel self conscious about your less than perfect teeth, help is at hand.

Beautiful teeth aren’t just for models, movie stars and the Kardashians anymore now that cosmetic dentistry is readily available and reasonably priced.

Here’s Some Smile Improving Options To Consider

Check Up, Scale & Polish

It all starts here.
A check up to ensure your teeth and gums are healthy, followed by a scale and polish to remove stains and plaque. Your teeth will look and feel much cleaner and brighter – however it won’t whiten them.

Not-So Secret Dentist Tip 1:

Use an electric toothbrush.
The road to a better smile starts with an electric toothbrush.

Teeth Whitening

Over time your teeth become more yellow – they just do. They can also get quite badly stained from coffee and other foods. Rewind time a little and restore some of that crispy whiteness with professional teeth whitening. Discuss the many and varied available options with your dentist before trying something off the supermarket shelf. (eek!)


Veneers can alter your smile by correcting irregularities such as gaps and misalignments and by making your teeth as white as you like.

Your treatment takes a couple of sessions at the clinic. A tiny amount of the tooth’s front enamel is shaved off and a custom made porcelain edge is then stuck on. Think of it like a false nail procedure.

Veneers are a very popular procedure.


Sometimes it isn’t the colour or the shape of your teeth that’s the problem, it’s the alignment. You may have teeth that are overlapping or crowded or just a bit wonky.

Thankfully, modern orthodontic treatment is gentle, easier and more affordable than that of your childhood. Many of my adult patients are having invisible orthodontic treatment with Invisalign these days and loving the results.

Facial Injectibles

Your lips complete your smile. Again, as time progresses (it isn’t fair is it!) lips lose some of their plumpness.

Facial injectibles can reduce wrinkles and enhance your lips by returning some of that natural youthful plumpness, without going over the top and looking plastic or unnatural.

It’s never too late to get a better smile.

Book an appointment or contact us for more info.

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