2 Pain-Free Ways To Get A More Feminine Smile
By Shellie Terry Benson |
A few factors come into play when talking about a more feminine smile: the shape and the length of the teeth. Actress Genesis Rodriguez, from the television show Entourage, has a perfect combination of both that makes her smile super-girlie. Here's how you can soften up your grin, too:
Reshape your teeth: With cosmetic tooth contouring, your dentist can accomplish two things: round out any square edges (because rounded teeth are perceived as more feminine) and even give the illusion of straightness by filing down any areas that are crowded. This is a painless procedure that can take less than an hour with no downtime.
Lengthen your two front teeth: Having your two center teeth a bit longer than your other top teeth draws the eye to the middle of your face, specifically your mouth. Attracting attention to your mouth is always considered sexy. Your dentist can elongate these two teeth with dental bonding, a one-appointment procedure that's also used to fix chipped or broken teeth. The dentist will layer putty on your tooth and sculpt it into shape before hardening it with a high-intensity light. It's a conservative treatment with no downtime that can last up to eight years if you're careful with your bonded teeth.
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