For years, I helped students with their public speaking skills.
One of the first things I always focused on was establishing a good first impression.
Even fourth graders understood that you only get one chance to make a good first impression, and often, it’s as easy as a great smile.
For me, a smile from someone can do more than just make a good first impression, a warm smile can break down barriers, but if we are self conscious of that smile, than we don’t feel the freedom to smile and show our teeth. I know that feeling well from when I was a child with really crooked teeth.
A few weeks ago, my kind children pointed out that they thought my teeth were showing signs of my love of coffee. Hmm, leave it to our kids to just be blunt, that’s why when our Holiday Giveaway Bash group was sent the Smile Brilliant Teeth Whitening Kit to review, I thought it quite ironic.
I must tell you though that I had to fight my teens for it. They all wanted to try it as well.
Typically, I dread kits with detailed directions, but creating the impressions and sending the custom fitted trays back was extremely simple (minus the thirty minutes I was certain that my daughter had thrown it away.) 🙂
I just put putty like material in the tray and bit down for a perfect impression of my teeth. Then I sent it back in the pre-paid envelope and they sent me an official tray, one similar to what I would get had I spent ten times that through a dentist. I was super impressed.
With in just five to six days you see a very noticeable difference, plus there’s a 30 day, money back guarantee. Super impressive!
Here are a few important things to know about teeth whitening:
Teeth whitening is best described as “teeth bleaching” because it does not make your teeth whiter, it simply reveals the true color of your tooth’s dentin by bleaching away all stains from the surface of the tooth’s enamel. The tooth’s enamel is a clear protective coating that rest on the surface of the tooth’s dentin which is soft bone tissue.
Are you worried about tooth sensitivity?
My husband has very sensitive teeth, so I was curious how they addressed this issue. Tooth sensitivity is usually the result of the tooth being dehydrated and is normally gone within 24 hours or less. Some people will experience tooth sensitivity while others will not. The degree of the sensitivity is difficult to predict but those who are prone to tooth sensitivity are encouraged to add “desensitizing gel” to their order. Desensitizing gel is a pre-whitening treatment that will reduce/eliminate tooth sensitivity that follows whitening. Simply apply the desensitizing gel in the same manner you did the whitening gel and leave trays in for 30 minutes before doing the whitening gel. This was not an issue for me.
If you are contemplating teeth whitening, Smile Brilliant is an excellent choice. I am very impressed with the quality and the price (especially since I did get a quote from our orthodontist.)
This week, I am giving away 2 goodies from Smile Brilliant:
- 1 winner will receive the LED Teeth Whitening System
- 1 winner will receive the Teeth Whitening Trays
Enter to Win: You have five chances to win, but only one entry is necessary.
1) Have you thought of doing a teeth whitening systen?
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