What you need to know about keeping your teeth as white as pearls

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They say a set of great teeth adds to the first impression you make, because it is all about a smile. And we know how a lousy set of ‘pearly whites’ can reduce the wattage of a smile. Which is why it is important that you take care of them meticulously.

There are a few things you need to know about whitening teeth and why it is different from cleaning them. It is common for most people’s teeth to get yellowish or dirty due to various kinds of deposits over time. What you need in such a case is a procedure called scaling (which must be performed by a qualified dentist), and you should not do it more than once a year or your pearly whites may lose their strong foundation. Scaling and whitening treatments are not mutually inclusive.

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