If you feel that you have an unattractive smile, you probably don’t smile very often. Perhaps you make a conscious effort to avoid showing your teeth in social and professional settings.
Do you think frequent smiling has a compelling effect on your life? You bet it does.
In addition to simply making us happier, smiling improves our quality of life in a plethora of ways.
1. Look Younger and More Attractive
It doesn’t take a scientific study to verify this fact. No matter your age, you always look better with a smile on your face.
2. Smiling Decreases Stress
When you smile, your brain releases feel-good chemicals that reduce your stress level.
3. Smiling Advances Your Confidence
Who doesn’t want to reap the benefits of more self-assurance?
4. Smile For Success
Researchers have demonstrated several ways smiling can enhance the chance of a pleasing outcome in personal and professional pursuits. These benefits stem from the fact that smiling influences your behavior as well as the behavior of the individuals with whom you interact.
5. Help People Trust You
Genuine smiles that involve the mouth, cheeks, and eyes, represent honesty and trustworthiness.
How would your life improve if you loved your smile?
Even small cosmetic changes can yield compelling improvements in the attractiveness of your smile. At The Lewisville Dentist, we offer everything from tooth whitening to complete cosmetic dental smile makeovers. Let’s discuss the possibilities for your smile. Call 469-708-4713 today to schedule a cosmetic dental consultation.
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