Whenever you meet someone new, whether personally or professionally, you only have a few seconds to make the right impression and often a nice smile can make the world of difference. A beautifully white smile is automatically appealing, conveying a sense of youthfulness and good health. However, even the most well cared for teeth can discolor and stain as the years pass by, especially if you smoke or have a liking for strongly colored foods. As a result, you may cover up your mouth with your hand or will go out of your way not to smile and to show your teeth. Unfortunately, people may perceive you as cold and unfriendly when the very opposite is true. Nowadays, it is relatively common for people to whiten their teeth but even though this treatment can be very helpful, it’s important to whiten safely. This is when a professional teeth whitening treatment can be enormously beneficial.