Every spouse-to-be wants to flaunt the best versions of themselves on their wedding day, and if your version of your best self has pearly whites to match that dress, we have the oral care and dental products to make that happen.
If you don’t have hours to spend at the dentist, you’re not alone. So, we’ve rounded up some great options that can help you work on a stunning smile from the comfort of your own home. (Just be sure to run any new regiments by a dental professional first, of course.)
For at-home whitening, Crest Whitestrips are a popular option. Claiming to remove “10 years of stains and whiten teeth 25x better than a leading whitening toothpaste,” these strips stick to your top and bottom teeth with a no-slip grip, and can be used once a day for 30 minutes.
3D Glamourous White Whitestrips, $39.99, Crest available at Target
In regard to advancements in orthodontic treatment, clear aligners are becoming increasingly more popular than traditional metal braces. New to the market, Candid Co. makes the entire process accessible from your own home, beginning with a modeling kit and ending with a retainer to maintain your results. Advertising at 65 percent less cost than a traditional orthodontist, treatment can begin as low as $88 per month and an orthodontist will create a custom treatment plan based on your individual needs and goals.
Invisible aligners, starting at $88 a month, Candid Co.
A Hi-Tech Toothbrush
Nothing beats the fresh and clean feeling you get from a quality electric toothbrush. Simple yet chic in design, Quip offers refillable brush heads via subscription deliveries to ensure you’re always maximizing your teeth cleaning efforts. With helpful pauses via its timer mode to let you know which sections of your teeth to target, it also comes with a handy holder, making it the complete package.
Electric toothbrush, starting at $25, Quip
Curious how black toothpaste can make teeth white again? Curaprox’s Black Is White toothpaste uses activated carbon to remove teeth discoloration without harsh bleaching, all while improving your general oral health. With a zesty lemon flavor, it also has enzymes that help protect against tooth decay and remineralize enamel, too.
Black Is White Charcoal Toothpaste, $29.99, Curaprox
An Advanced Whitening Device
This patented device works with LED light and warming heat to optimize the effects of its hydrogen peroxide whitening formula, for quick and effective teeth whitening. With claims that it’s clinically proven to leave teeth five times whiter without the uncomfortable side effect of tooth sensitivity, the applications are eight minutes, pre-timed, and hands-free, so you can carry on with being productive while you whiten. The set comes complete with the whitening device, mouthpiece, whitening gels, USB power plug, and a lip treatment.
Teeth Whitening Device, $149, GLO Lit available at Sephora
Proper hygiene is the key to a stunning smile, and the sometimes dreaded task of flossing is essential. If you hate flossing, you’re not alone, and a water flosser might be a better option. Waterpik’s WP-100 Ultra Countertop Water Flosser comes with six different tips and 10 pressure settings, and the “oral irrigator” is said to be 93 percent more effective than traditional flossing at fighting and preventing gum disease.
WP-100 Ultra Countertop Water Flosser, $87.99, Waterpik available at Macy's