The Easiest Way To Achieve a Hollywood Smile

by Linda Singh February 13, 2023 4 min read

The Easiest Way To Achieve a Hollywood Smile

The Grammys may already be done, but the 2023 awards season has only just begun. The Emmys, Oscars, and various entertainment and acting awards shows will follow, as well as fashion weeks all over the world.

Pretty soon, our television screens and social media feeds will once again be flooded with new photos of our favorite actors and singers — all showing off their amazing and blinding Hollywood smiles.

If you’ve ever stared too long at your favorite celebrities and their perfect smiles and wondered how they have such beautiful teeth, you are far from the only one. We’re sure everyone has had those thoughts and wished for such a stunning smile for themselves at least once.

Thankfully, a Hollywood smile is a lot easier to achieve these days!

What Is a Hollywood Smile?

What exactly is a “Hollywood” smile? What is it that you’re working towards to achieve?

A Hollywood smile is a picture-perfect, red-carpet-ready smile. Name any famous celebrity, and we guarantee they have a set of white and aligned teeth ready to flash at the cameras and their fans. 

Over the years, even actors and singers that are famous for their imperfect teeth have slowly started correcting their smiles to have the perfect pearly whites expected of their profession. A mix of regular checkups, dental work, and interventions help them maintain their bright Hollywood smiles.

10 Characteristics of a Hollywood Smile

Many characteristics define the Hollywood smile. Among them, the top ones are:

  1. Little to no texture on the teeth
  2. No gaps or crowding between the teeth 
  3. No cracks or lines along the surfaces
  4. No sign of tooth wear, especially from grinding
  5. Little to no translucency on the edges of incisors
  6. Even size, shape, and length of the teeth
  7. Teeth follow the golden proportion rule
  8. Symmetrical and nicely colored gums
  9. Symmetrically aligned rows of teeth
  10. Even and bright color

Among these ten signature characteristics of a perfect Hollywood smile, there are two that stand out from the rest. We’re talking about the color and the alignment. 

Color refers to the expected bright and sparkling whiteness of teeth. Meanwhile, the alignment means having two rows of symmetrically aligned or straight white teeth. These two, among all characteristics, are not just the most easily noticeable but also the defining attributes of a Hollywood smile.

How To Achieve a Hollywood Smile Today

Just as there are several characteristics of a Hollywood smile, there are also a number of ways you can get one. These can range from more complicated in-clinic procedures like veneers, crowns, and dental implants to long-term ones like braces or Invisalign. It all depends on what problems you’re looking to resolve.

For most people though, the fastest way to achieve a Hollywood smile is to simply whiten their teeth. 

Teeth Whitening 101

Teeth whitening is the easiest, safest, and most effective way to achieve a Hollywood smile. Many adults already have braces going up, giving them nicely aligned teeth. That means they just need an extra push in the form of whiter teeth to give them a perfect smile.

After all, the most eye-catching feature of celebrity smiles is the near-blinding brightness of their white teeth. Just take a look at the amazing smiles of stars like Keira Knightley, Anna Paquin, and even Tom Cruise. Their teeth might have been a bit uneven, but the bright white color alone gives them a certified Hollywood smile.

Beware of Teeth Staining and Discoloration

The potential issue with a one-off or two-session professional teeth whitening with a medical professional is that you can end up staining your teeth again afterwards. This means you can spend a hefty chunk of change for a fix that ends up temporary due to your lifestyle or habits.

Below are some of the major causes of teeth staining, yellowing, and discoloration. If you regularly eat, use, or do any of the following, then you may need regular teeth whitening.

  • Coffee
  • Tea
  • Red and white wine
  • Tomato sauce
  • Curry spices or sauces
  • Balsamic vinegar dressing
  • Smoking cigarettes
  • Smoking or chewing tobacco
  • Tetracycline antibiotics
  • Certain mouthwashes
  • Tooth grinding
  • Poor dental care and oral hygiene

Professional Whitening at Home

The beauty of at-home professional whitening kits is the convenience and continuous whitening it offers. You can whiten your teeth a little bit each day. Together with daily toothbrushing, this helps ensure that food and drink stains don’t settle deep into your teeth enamel. Instead of having increasingly yellow teeth as you age, you’ll have whiter teeth as time goes on.

A custom tray can do more than just help you brighten your teeth for a glowing smile — it can also help protect your teeth and help them stay aligned. Wearing custom night guards together with a safe whitening gel overnight offers double benefits.

Not only do you get to whiten your teeth in your sleep, you also help protect your teeth against unevenness, cracks, lines, and other signs of tooth wear caused by teeth grinding or bruxism. 

Custom professional whitening kits like these have little to no difference from professional in-clinic whitening procedures from a medical professional. Moreover, not only do you get the same whitening quality and get to save on time, but these kits are also more economical. 

This way, you can get professional teeth whitening at home while staying well within your non-Hollywood budget.

The Easiest Way To Get a Red-carpet-Ready Smile

You don’t need a red-carpet-worthy paycheck to achieve a bright, white Hollywood smile. All you need is!

Our custom whitening kit makes taking care of your two main obstacles to achieving a Hollywood smile a breeze. With just one kit, you can start brightening and protecting your teeth — all while you sleep at night.

Visit today to check out our custom teeth whitening kit and night guards.

Ana has worked for the past two years at Remi. She is a California-native and proud San Franciscan. Ana Milian RDA Head Dental Technician

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