I can’t even begin to tell you the amount of times that my husband has said to me “let’s look into teeth whitening”. By “let’s” he of course means me, and I always responded with a good ol’ “yeah totally. I’ll look into it this week”… knowing good and well that I most likely would NOT be looking into it that week. It’s not that I didn’t want pretty pearly whites (I mean who doesn’t?), it just always felt so inconvenient and was something that was far easier to put off. So of course you can imagine that when Smile Brilliant reached out about working with us, we most certainly jumped at that opportunity. Unfortunately I couldn’t partake due to the little babe I’ve been growing for almost 8 months now, but my husband was more than willing.
We are major coffee drinkers in this house, and as my blog title indicates, we certainly enjoy a good glass (or two or three) of wine… When I’m not pregnant of course. While absolutely delicious, these tasty indulgences over the years have left us with some relatively stained teeth. My husband works in sales, where the truth is… your appearance matters. It is important to him that he have a smile that he feels confident about, and Smile Brilliant was a great opportunity for him to brighten things up.
The Smile Brilliant journey began with us taking a few before photos (crucial for measuring success) along with them sending us the whitening materials + a tray making kit…which I might add arrived incredibly quickly. A total sucker for quick shipping times, this was already a win for them in my books. The molding process for the trays was easy and provided simple directions. We popped them back in the mail, and in a matter of about a week already had the finished teeth whitening trays sent back to us. With that, it was time to begin the whitening process.
Not going to lie… my husband never really looks forward to his time wearing the trays, however I don’t think there will ever be a situation where sitting there with a whitening tray in your mouth for 45 minutes will qualify as “fun”. Per the instructions suggestion, he does the whitening before bed and we usually put on a tv show to make the time go by faster. Once the whitening time is over, it is followed by an additional 15 minutes of using the desensitizing gel, and just like that… You’re done (until the next session of course). So basically you’re looking at about an hour per session, all from the comfort of your own home. I personally hate everything about the dentist office, so doing this all from home is a much more appealing idea. The good news is, while he doesn’t particularly enjoy sitting there with the trays in his mouth (lots of saliva and difficulty talking clearly) my husband has actually had very mild sensitivity to the product. The trays do cause him slight irritation to the gums, but nothing too crazy or long lasting. While each mouth is different and this might not be the case for all, the experience has been really smooth for him.
The process being smooth and easy and not too painful is a total plus, but the ultimate plus is the results themselves. I could go into a long descriptive paragraph about how nice and white my husbands teeth are (and how totally jealous I am), but instead I’ll just show you the before and after photo.
Pretty impressive right? The good news for you is that my husband doesn’t have to be the only lucky one benefiting from Smile Brilliant. That’s right… it’s giveaway time. I’ve teamed up with Smile Brilliant to give one of my lucky followers a Teeth Whitening kit ($139.90 store credit). All you have to do is enter HERE and the giveaway winner will be announced in 2 weeks—Good luck!
The Whine Connoisseur