Get Whiter Teeth in Photos: Lipstick Shades and Other Hacks!

By: Dr. Rebecca Koenigsberg

Taking photos can be stressful if you’re self-conscious about your smile. Don’t worry! With a few simple tricks, you can make your teeth look brighter and more radiant in every shot. Here’s how:

  1. Talk to your dentist Your dentist will be able to give you some tips on brushing your teeth more gently so you don’t accidentally wear away your white enamel!
  2. Use Teeth Whitening Products 🦷 Consider a whitening product or toothpaste designed to remove surface stains.
  3. Adjust the Lighting 📸 Good lighting can make a world of difference. Natural light is your best friend, so try to take photos outdoors or near a window.
  4. Choose the Right Lip Color 💄 Certain lip colors can enhance the whiteness of your teeth. Opt for blue-based reds and pinks to make your smile pop.
  5. Avoid Stain-Causing Foods and Drinks 🚫☕️ Coffee, tea, and red wine can stain your teeth. Use a straw when possible to help your teeth stay white!
  6. Practice Good Oral Hygiene 🪥 Brush and floss regularly to keep your teeth clean and free from stains.
  7. Smile Naturally 😁 A forced smile can look unnatural and make your teeth appear less white. Relax and smile genuinely for the best results.
  8. Use Whitening Pens for Quick Fixes ✏️ Whitening pens are great for on-the-go touch-ups. Keep one in your bag for emergencies.
  9. Drink Plenty of Water 💧 Water helps wash away food particles and reduces the risk of stains. Make it a habit to drink water after meals.
  10. Consider Professional Whitening 🏥 For the most dramatic results, professional whitening treatments from your dentist can significantly brighten your smile.
  11. Maintain Your Dental Health!  The best way to make sure that your smile looks its best is to visit our team at Gallery57Dental every six months for checkups and cleanings. Not only can we make your teeth look great, we can also make sure they work well, feel good, and stay their healthiest. To schedule a visit, call us today at 212.246.8700. Follow Gallery57Dental on Facebook here!

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