I have spent years dealing with friends and family asking me why I rarely smile in photographs. The hardest part of looking at the rare photo where I was actually smiling was realizing just how dingy and dull my smile was compared to everyone else in the picture. As an ex-smoker and heavy soda drinker, my teeth have always been very lackluster in appearance and I was almost always embarrassed to let others see why I was so ashamed of my smile.
I researched several teeth whitening options over the years, but nothing seemed to be feasible. My dentist offered to do an in office procedure that was not covered under my dental insurance because it was considered cosmetic. Unfortunately, without insurance assistance, the cost was way out of my price range. Dental veneers were an option to restore a pearly smile, but, once again, they were no where near … Read More