Five Tips to Care for Your Teeth After A Smile Makeover

A smile makeover can help transform your smile into the one you have always dreamed of. This procedure may include both cosmetic and restorative treatments to help improve the appearance of your teeth and smile. Dr. Asher Henegar can customize a treatment plan to fit your specific needs. Schedule a consultation with R. Asher Henegar, D.D.S., P.A., in Colorado Springs, CO to learn how a smile makeover can help you today.


What is a smile makeover?

A smile makeover is a procedure designed to help improve the cosmetic appeal and aesthetic of your teeth and overall smile. This treatment may be a good option if you need multiple cosmetic or restorative procedures. This can include, but it is not limited to:

  • Teeth whitening

  • Bonding/contouring

  • Veneers

  • Bridges and crowns

Dr. Henegar can help come up with a treatment plan so you will know the number of visits you might require or what procedures you will need. Before your makeover, an assessment will be done to assess the health of your teeth and gums.

How can I care for my teeth after my smile makeover?

After you have achieved the desired results you want, you will need to keep your smile in good condition. There are multiple ways you can do this, including:


  1. Keep a good oral hygiene regimen. You should brush and floss at least twice a day and attend biannual dental appointments and cleanings. Dental appointments allow Dr. Henegar to keep track of your results and recommend any extra procedures as needed.

  2. Avoid foods that can damage your teeth. This could include overly hard foods that can damage your cosmetic work or sticky foods that could lead to an overgrowth of bacteria.

  3. Stay away from foods and drinks that stain teeth. Beverages like coffee and tea could stain your newly whitened teeth and hurt your results.

  4. Stop using tobacco products. Smoking and chewing tobacco can lead to stained teeth and a decrease in oral health. This could lead to a compromise in the results of your smile makeover.

  5. Use a night guard. If you are prone to clenching or grinding your teeth when you sleep, you might want to buy a night guard. Grinding your teeth can harm any cosmetic restorations you may have after your procedure.


If a smile makeover seems like it might be the right option for you, contact R. Asher Henegar, D.D.S., P.A., in Colorado Springs, CO to learn more about how Dr. Henegar can help you today.

Am I a good candidate for a smile makeover?

An ideal candidate for a smile makeover is someone in good health who would like to improve the overall appearance of their smile with cosmetic and restorative dental procedures. The easiest way to tell if you are a good candidate for this procedure is to contact Dr. Henegar. There is usually no age limit for this treatment, so people of all ages can enjoy the benefits of a smile makeover.


Where can I get a smile makeover in Colorado Springs, CO?

Dr. Henegar can help you achieve the smile you have always wanted with a smile makeover. This treatment is customizable, so it is fitted for you. Contact R. Asher Henegar, D.D.S., P.A., in Colorado Springs, CO for a full consultation on the state of your oral health.

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