How To Whiten Teeth In Photoshop

Photoshop is a powerful tool that can help you fix a myriad of issues in your photos. Alongside the glamourous filters, it can also be used to whiten teeth. In this blog post, we will guide you through the process of how to whiten teeth in Photoshop.

Step 1: Open the image file

First, you have to open the image file you want to edit in Photoshop. You can do this by clicking on File and then Open from the Photoshop menu or simply pressing Ctrl+O on your keyboard.

Step 2: Select the teeth

Next, you need to select the teeth in the photo. You can use the Quick Selection Tool or the Lasso Tool for this purpose. Make sure you zoom in on the teeth to make the selection process easier.

Step 3: Create a new layer

After you’ve selected the teeth, create a new layer by going to Layer, then New, and then Layer via Copy. This should automatically create a new layer with just the selected teeth.

//Creating new layer
Layer > New > Layer via Copy

Step 4: Adjust the hue and saturation

Now you can adjust the hue and saturation of the teeth to make them appear whiter. Go to Image, then Adjustments, and then Hue/Saturation.

//Adjusting hue and saturation
Image > Adjustments > Hue/Saturation

In the Hue/Saturation dialog box, select Yellows from the dropdown menu. Slide the Saturation slider to the left until the teeth appear naturally white. Try not to overdo it, as it might end up looking unnatural. Also, adjust the Lightness slider to get the shading right.

Step 5: Save your image

Once you are satisfied with the appearance of the teeth, save your image. You can do this by clicking File, then Save, or pressing Ctrl+S on your keyboard.

And voila! You have successfully whitened teeth in Photoshop. This simple yet effective technique can dramatically improve the look of your portraits. Photoshop is indeed an incredible tool when used correctly. Keep experimenting with its various features to enhance and perfect your photos.

Happy photo editing!