Your smile on your wedding day is almost as important as the dress. Not only will everyone there see it, but you’ll be looking at it in photos for years to come. While it can be hard to remember everything that needs to be done before the big day, one thing you definitely shouldn’t neglect is getting pre-wedding dental work.
While you should certainly have a pre wedding teeth whitening and dental checkup several months before your wedding day, there are several other procedures that can help give you a wedding smile makeover. Keep reading to learn more about the top three dental treatments to get before your wedding day the dentists at Salling & Tate General Dentistry offer!
Pre-Wedding Teeth Whitening
Professional teeth whitening is one of the most popular treatments for brides and grooms prior to the wedding day. Why? It’s a simple and cost-effective way to ensure a bright, white wedding day smile without having to mess around with white strips and toothpastes.
How Wedding Teeth Whitening Works
Whether you have just a few brown spots or your teeth are yellow and stained, an in-office whitening procedure can help. At Salling & Tate, we take a mold of your teeth to create a whitening tray that fits just right. Next, we fill the trays with a bleaching gel that contains carbamide peroxide. Finally, we let the product work its magic by lifting those stains off your teeth in no time.
When to Get Teeth Cleaned Before Wedding
Pre-Wedding Teeth Straightening
While traditional braces are always an option, most adults prefer a teeth-straightening method that’s a little more discreet. Invisalign is the perfect way to get perfect teeth before your wedding day, without having to deal with clunky, metal braces.
How Invisalign Works
Using a special computer program, we take a mold of your teeth and turn it into a series of clear aligners. Most patients wear each set for a couple of weeks before switching to the next one. Before you know it, your teeth will be perfectly lined up to create a flawless smile.
When to Have Your Teeth Straightened Before Your Wedding
Veneers are a great way to achieve the same aesthetics as you would with whitening and straightening, without having to go through either of those treatments. They’re ideal for brides and grooms with chipped, discolored, or gapped teeth.
How Veneers Work
Veneers are made of a very thin layer of porcelain that’s perfectly fitted to your teeth. We begin the process by making a mold of your teeth. Once the veneers have been created, we polish your teeth to create a surface they’ll be able to adhere to. We use special bonding material to attach the veneers to your teeth and suddenly all those little imperfections are hidden behind a beautiful, new smile.
When to Get Veneers Before Your Wedding
Fresh Breath Tips for Your Wedding Day
Avoid bad breath on your wedding day with these quick and easy tips:
- Don’t forget to brush and floss your teeth before the ceremony
- A tongue scraper can help remove stinky bacteria
- Choose an alcohol-free mouthwash to rinse with
- Stay hydrated
- Chew sugar-free gum to increase saliva production and wash away bacteria
- Avoid smoking
We hope these tips will help you achieve the flawless smile you’ve been dreaming of and make your wedding day that much more perfect! If you’re interested in straightening, whitening, or veneers for your big day, we’d love to help! Just contact us or give us a call at 910-256-9040 to start the process of improving your smile.