4 Affordable Treatment Options To Get The Perfect Smile

Having bad teeth can have a serious impact on your self esteem. Whenever you are talking to somebody, you are constantly worried that they are judging your teeth and you don't want to smile because you want to hide your bad teeth. When meeting new people, this can send the wrong message because smiling is one of the easiest ways to form an initial bond with people.

Finding ways to fix your bad teeth is important if you want to boost your self esteem but the cost is a big barrier for a lot of people. You could have veneers fitted but they will cost thousands, even if you only have a few teeth done. There are plenty of other surgical treatments that are expensive as well and most people can't afford that, so what should you do? Luckily, there are plenty of cost effective treatments out there as well so you can get amazing teeth without the price tag. These are some of the most affordable ways to fix bad teeth. 

Improved Oral Hygiene

In some cases, your bad teeth may require treatments of some kind. However, a lot of people have bad teeth because their oral hygiene routine isn't up to scratch and if you intervene early enough, you can improve your teeth without the need for any other treatments. As long as you follow a good oral hygiene routine with flossing and brushing twice daily, and you avoid certain foods that stain your teeth, you should notice a big difference. It also costs next to nothing to implement a good oral hygiene routine but if you don't look after your teeth, you will end up spending a lot of money on cosmetic dental procedures.  

Clip On Veneers

Having veneers fitted is one of the most expensive solutions to bad teeth, but there is a simple alternative. Clip on veneers are so quick and simple to fit to your teeth and you can take them off whenever you like. Some people use them all the time while others will just wear them for special occasions. They can be custom made to fit your teeth so they are perfectly comfortable and won't damage your existing teeth, even if you wear them every day. There's no need to visit the dentist either, which is perfect for people that are afraid of having invasive dental procedures. The best thing about clip on veneers is that they are only a fraction of the price of normal veneers and you still get the same great outcome. 


Crooked teeth are a big problem because they look bad but they also make cavities more likely as plaque and bacteria get stuck in the gaps that are hard to reach when brushing. A lot of adults with crooked teeth don't seek treatment because they assume that they will have to wear braces and they worry about the cost. People also tend to feel self conscious about wearing braces as an adult, so they don't do anything about their crooked teeth and the problem only gets worse. But braces are not the only solution to crooked teeth and you should ask your dentist about retainers. They are much less invasive than braces and you can even get a clear one that is barely visible. Some retainers only need to be worn at night as well so you don't need to worry about having it on all of the time. If your teeth are particularly bad, a retainer may not be enough to straighten them, but most people will find that a simple retainer makes a big difference and it's much cheaper. 


Teeth contouring is a very cheap, simple procedure that can completely transform your smile. The dentist will use a small laser or drill to smooth chipped edges and reshape teeth that are crooked or oddly sized. It's a very quicksand painless treatment and it will help to make your teeth look more uniform without the need for expensive veneers on the top. If you have major structural problems with your teeth, like big cavities or missing teeth, contouring won't fix the problem and you will need a more advanced procedure. However, most people find that contouring gives them the result that they are looking for after just one or two sessions. 

People with bad teeth often assume that the only way that they can get the smile that they want is to pay thousands for permanent veneers, and most people can't afford that. Even if money isn't an issue, many people don't like the idea of invasive procedures. The good news is, these are all great affordable options to help you get the perfect smile.

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