Seeking sparkle in their smile: Teeth-whitening procedures gain popularity

Dentists say that teeth-whitening procedures and products are gaining popularity in Singapore. They report seeing more older people asking for the service too

After years of drinking two to four cups of coffee a day, in-house lawyer Sheryl Lee's teeth were stained - not the optimal look for her upcoming wedding photo shoot.

The 29-year-old wanted a better smile and visited a dentist to have her teeth whitened in March, just in time for the photo shoot that same month. She is getting married in September.


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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 04, 2018, with the headline 'Seeking sparkle in their smile '. Print Edition | Subscribe