'The lower third of your face is the most important anti-ageing tool', says Dr Uchenna Okoye, cosmetic dentist at Londonsmiling.com.
'If teeth are whiter, you instantly appear younger. We invest in cleansers and moisturisers for our skin but we don't always look after our smile so well. [Using the right dental products] is like having a deep facial then using creams to keep skin healthy.' It's no wonder that all of our favourite age-defying celebs sport a beautiful, white set of teeth!
But there's no need to commit to expensive trips to the dentist in the quest for a brighter smile. Teeth whitening can actually be done effectively at home. Simple-to-use at-home teeth whitening trays and bleaching products are becoming more sophisticated all the time. With new innovations in at-home dental care, you can save time and money, but still get great teeth-whitening results from the comfort of your own home.
We've put the latest teeth whitening innovations to the test, and asked our expert, Dr Nigel Carter, chief executive of the British Dental Foundation for his verdict on the promises they make. Scroll through our top picks for how to get white teeth and see what the expert has to say.
And, if you're looking for a more natural way to whiten your teeth, we've found a few easy tweaks you can make to your lifestyle to see impressive results, too. Sometimes, simply changing your diet or adding a clever product to your beauty regime can make all the difference to your smile.
Follow our guide for how to get white teeth with the best home teeth whitening techniques. And prepare to dazzle...
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