When it comes to aging, the first thing we tend to scrutinize is our skin.  But teeth - either due to genetics or the ravages of time - are also huge factors in how old we look.   

Luckily, improving your smile and looking years younger are easier than ever, thanks to the wide assortment of cosmetic dental procedures and at-home use products available today.  Here is a quick "know-before-you-go" overview of some of the most popular options:

Tooth whitening. Today, there are more tooth whitening options than ever to consider, from whitening toothpastes and mouth rinses, to gel trays and strips, to in-office professional treatments.  While more costly, in-office procedures usually produce the fastest, most dramatic and long-lasting results.