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The Photoshop® CS Book for Digital Photographers by Scott Kelby

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Whitening Teeth

This really should be called “Removing Yellowing, Then Whitening Teeth” because almost everyone has some yellowing, so we remove that first before we move on to the whitening process. This is a simple technique, but the results have a big impact on the overall look of the portrait, and that’s why I do this to every single portrait where the subject is smiling.

Step One.
Open the photo you need to retouch.

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Step Two.
Switch to the Lasso tool, and carefully draw a selection around the teeth, being careful not to select any of the gums (as shown here).

Step Three.
Go under the Select menu and choose Feather. ...

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