5 Stocking Stuffers for a Smile White as Snow
By Marissa Hicken |
We wouldn’t mind finding any of these beauty products in our stockings this Christmas. But there’s a whole other slew of stocking stuffers that we think you might want to pick up before Santa arrives. These five stuffers are gifts that keep on giving—a whiter smile, that is. While your dentist might not approve of the chocolates and candy canes inside your stocking, he’ll certainly approve of these American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry-approved gifts.
“Unique gifts like these are a fun and healthy way to counteract the sometimes negative impact of the holiday treats we love to indulge in like wine, chocolate, cookies and candy,” says AACD president Dr. John Sullivan. “Why not enjoy what you love and still maintain a fresh, clean and brighter smile in the process?”
GOSmile Touch-Up Smile Perfecting Ampoules ($30)
Erase all those holiday eating, drinking or smoking stains. Just flip open a single-dose ampule and touch up to keep your breath fresh and teeth polished. And in three delicious, sugar-free flavors (green apple, fresh mint, watermelon mint) they’re sure to please everyone on your list.
Chic-Flic TOGO Pen ($30)
In a sleek red case with built-in mirrors and mini LED lights, this dual-sided tooth whitener is a lip gloss and plumper in one. It delivers visibly whiter teeth in just a few applications, without causing sensitivity. A guy-friendly version is also available.
Supersmile All Natural Professional Whitening Gum ($24)
Sweet treats are great but why not mix it up a bit with a healthier alternative? This refreshing mint chewing gum featuring Calprox, a proprietary form of calcium peroxide, helps eliminate germs and freshen breath. The gum is sweetened only with Xylitol, a natural sugar substitute with proven cavity-fighting properties. It tastes like your ordinary gum but it removes surface stains and cleans teeth too.
Dog Butt Floss ($15)
We all forget to floss at some point but this cute dispenser will serve as a fun reminder. Perfect for anyone on your lists, especially the kiddies and animal lovers, this quirky floss dispenser sticks on the mirror and offers a humorous reminder to keep those pearly whites clean.
Pearly Wipes ($7)
These new wipes clean and protect your smile and offer a minty freshen-up after meals. This 20-wipe pack, complete with mirror, prevents staining from beverages such as wine, coffee, tea, soda or fruit juice.