Teeth Whitening for a Special Day

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Cosmetic Teeth Whitening

In today’s modern age we have the opportunity to capture a moment in time with a picture. Instead of relying on our memories to preserve a moment, we have a digital camera. With one snap of a button, you can freeze a time in your life and make it last forever. Because of this ability, you want to make sure you look your best when the picture is taken. You don’t want to look back to an important memory and see that you had something in your teeth, a chipped tooth, or even stained teeth.
Instead, you will want to look back and be able to see how good you looked and how special the moment was. In this blog, we will discuss some important moments that you will want to commemorate by taking a photo. We will also discuss some ways to improve your smile to prepare for these big days.

Picture Day

High school is hard enough, why complicate it with a bad yearbook photo?

In today’s social age, yearbook photos don’t follow you around quite as much as you would think. Instead of opening a yearbook, all you have to do is open your social media platforms. However, despite the innovation of social sharing, yearbooks still have a monumental importance to a graduating class. For one, they show you what you looked like as an adolescent. Second, yearbook pictures show the difference between when you were in school compared to what you look like all grown up. Your yearbook picture is a moment of time that anyone from your class can look back on and put a face to a name. Because of this, you want to make sure you look your best for such an important day.
When you take a photo, you will often smile. You never want to bare your teeth and reveal horribly strained or yellowed teeth. You may wonder, how do I fix my teeth to look their best? Cosmetic teeth whitening is one of the best ways to improve the brilliance of your teeth and ensure a white smile. Years of drinking soda pop and coffee will take a toll on the whiteness of your smile, which is why it is best to clean your teeth regularly.


Graduation day is a stepping stone in your life. On this day, you will feel like a celebrity because everyone will want to take hundreds of photos of you. Because you will feel like you’re a superstar, you will want to make sure you look your best. On such a happy day, a chipped tooth or a yellow smile could put a damper on the whole day. One way to improve your overall smile is by checking in with your local dentist. They will be able to monitor the health of your teeth and make sure there are no warning signs of a bacterial infection. Your dentist will also be able to properly clean your teeth and make sure your smile is bright and brilliant for your big day.

Save the Date Photos

Speaking of big days — your wedding day and your save the date picture day are two incredibly important photo opportunities in your life. For one, if you send out save the date invitations to your wedding guests, you may want a picture of you and your soon-to-be spouse on it. Because you are sending out an invitation to all of your guests, you will want to look your best. Especially when you know that your parents and your close relatives will probably save the invitation or place it on their refrigerator. So, how do you make the picture perfect? Get a gorgeous smile.
Brushing and flossing regularly for the months leading up to the wedding is important. Though dentists can seem like they perform magic on your smile, ultimately you will have to be responsible for your own teeth. So, make sure you brush after every meal and floss at least once before bed. Keeping up with your oral hygiene will make your teeth look that much better in every photo.

Wedding Day

Wedding days can be a time of great angst and expectation. However, typically you will have months to prepare for your special day. In the months leading up to your big day, it is important that you take good care of your body. For instance, you will need to eat healthy foods, workout regularly, and take good care of your teeth.
Your wedding day is one of the happiest days of your life — odds are you will be smiling ear to ear all day. Because of this, you will want to make sure that you show off a brilliant smile for the entire day. Getting a professional teeth whitening will ensure that your smile will be bright and not be dulled by a white shirt or a wedding dress. If you are wanting to show off the best smile on your magical day, teeth whitening is one of the best ways to do so.

Family Reunions

Family reunions don’t happen very often but when they do, you want to make the best impression. Your distant relatives may not see you that often, which means every time you all get together, you will want to show off your best self. Your smile is very important because it says a lot about you. A gorgeous, white smile lets people know that you take good care of your teeth and treat yourself well. Teeth are often a good indication of how someone takes care of themselves. If you know that you have been slacking on your oral health, your local dentist in Bradenton, Florida will be able to help you get the smile you always dreamed of.

Josh Colkmire

No matter if you are looking for teeth cleaning or a new dental crown, contact Josh Colkmire DDS. His practice will work with you to give you the best smile for the important moments of your life. Call to schedule an appointment today.

Dr. Joshua Colkmire

Dr. Colkmire’s dental degree comes from NYU College of Dentistry, and he also holds bachelor’s degrees from Lee University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the Florida Dental Association, and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He is also a part of the renowned Seattle Study Club, a vibrant international network of dentists who meet to share knowledge about how to provide excellent care to each and every patient who comes into their practice.
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