improve my smileHaving a smile that you are happy with is not far away or impossible. Simply taking good care of your teeth, attending checkups, and leading a healthy lifestyle can help to improve your smile.  If you often wonder, “how can I improve my smile?”, this guide will help assist you with that query and help you find a solution. There is no need for cosmetic improvements or surgery. It is possible to enhance your teeth and gums naturally.  On that note, here are all of the ways that you can naturally improve your smile. 

Regular Cleans

Although you will clean your teeth twice a day (at least you should), it is advised to get professional dental cleaning done every 6 to 12 months to have a deep clean of the teeth and gums.  A deep dental clean will remove plaque, tartar, and excess bacteria, which can eat away at the teeth.  It will help to prevent tooth decay and improve the appearance of your smile.

Home Care

how do I improve my smileHaving a strict oral hygiene routine will help you brighten your smile, which will help you achieve a naturally improved smile.


Flossing is a step you should take before brushing your teeth.  It removes bacteria and excess food so that it can be brushed and washed away when you use a toothbrush.  It will improve the hygiene of your teeth and help to enhance your brushing. 

High-quality toothpaste

A high-quality toothpaste will effectively whiten and brighten your smile.  Fluoride toothpaste is best as they work to fight tooth decay and strengthen teeth.

A good toothbrush

To brush your teeth, you will need a good toothbrush.  One with medium bristles will effectively clean your teeth while being gentle on your gums. 


Healthy Lifestyle

Quit smoking

Smoking can stain the teeth and also cause oral issues – gum disease, tooth decay, and infection. Quitting smoking can help to prevent these issues and help you maintain a healthy smile.

Drink lots of water

Water can offer many benefits to the teeth:

  • Removing bad breath
  • Fight cavities
  • Prevent gum disease 


All of which, can help to improve your smile and make you smile with confidence. 

Eat the right diet

Eating the right diet can help improve your smile. Foods and drinks rich in minerals, vitamins, and goodness will ensure to not stain the teeth or cause them to decay.

Avoid Foods And Drinks That Cause Staining

Speaking of eating the right foods, there are some foods and drinks that you should avoid as some can cause staining. This includes:

  • Sugary foods
  • Berries
  • Tea and coffee
  • Wine
  • Curry – any rich in turmeric
  • Fruit juices

Choose Select Whitening

Should you wish to whiten your teeth using an at-home kit or dentist, then it is important to be selective.  Investing in whitening is the best option, as you will guarantee to attain the best results and maintain the health of your teeth. 


At Artistic Smiles Dentistry we provide regular cleanings and expert advice to our patients so they can have a smile they love.  You can request an appointment online or call us at (305) 271-3333.

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