5 Tips for Whiter Teeth Instantly!

5 Tips to Get Whiter Teeth

Nothing is more important to achieving an effortlessly chic look than a bright white smile. Celebrity Aesthetic Dentist Dr. Jonathan B. Levine whose A-list clients include Sarah Jessica Parker, Christy Brinkley and Victoria’s Secret Model Allesandra D’Ambrosio offers these tips that will brighten your smile INSTANTLY, without expensive procedures, whitening strips or even toothpaste! (Although he created my favorite teeth whitening product–GoSmile!)

1. Whiten While you Chew

Everyone knows that red wine and coffee stain your teeth, but some foods can actually work to whiten your teeth while you eat! The following foods remove stains by exfoliating teeth before the stain molecules have the time to attach deeply to the surface. It is like a skin scrub for your smile. Foods that whiten teeth include:

  • Apples
  • Celery
  • Carrots
  • Spinach
  • Broccoli
  • Lettuce

2. Kiss the Stain Away

Some lip colors can actually make your teeth look significantly whiter (and darker!).

If you have grayish teeth:

*Avoid: Red Lipsticks with blue tones

* Try: Cool tone with a brown base. Nude pinks with an almost brownish hue are best.

If you have yellowish teeth:

* Avoid: Deep, dark shades. Bright Shades. Super shiny glosses

* Try: Pink shades that have blue undertones. Nudes

3. Go Bronze

Golden and tan skin tones (from a bottle not from harmful UVA/UVB rays of course) not only give you a more toned, healthy appearance but also make your eyes pop and your teeth look brighter! (I personally love Aqua Tan!)

4. Accessorize

Try wearing shimmering white rhinestone jewelry or gleaming silver to make your teeth appear whiter. Stay away from gold, which exaggerates any yellowish tones in teeth.

5. Clothing

A bright white shirt will only accentuate less-than-white teeth. Choose an off-white or cream-colored shade instead. Reducing the contrast will result in the appearance of a brighter, whiter smile.

Have any easy teeth whitening tips? I’d love to hear them!

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Shannon began A Girl's Gotta Spa! beauty blog in 2005 to morph her love of beauty and in educating women on what truly works and what does not. She has been featured in Glamour, VOGUE Australia, Woman's World, Nail Pro, SHAPE and on WBRE's PA Live. She is a go-to source for social media consulting when it comes to beauty brands.

3 Responses to 5 Tips for Whiter Teeth Instantly!

  1. shopinchic

    I use Crest Whitestrips and Aim Whitening toothpaste.

  2. Carol Clifton

    Love this article. My mother used to tell me to mix lemon juice with baking soda and use as a toothpaste to ensure that my teeth would appear white.
    I have been telling my daughter that I am less than thrilled with over the counter teeth whiteners that she uses on a regular basis. Your tips will offer her some positive alternatives.

  3. Anna S.

    Use straws when drinking, avoid brown color soda (coke, etc) and wine, coffee- these are my tips. and my friends do comment on my whiter teeth

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