If you feel that you have an unattractive smile, you probably don’t smile very often. Perhaps you make a calculated effort to avoid showing your teeth in social and professional settings.
Do you think frequent smiling has a meaningful effect on your life? You bet it does.
In addition to simply making us happier, smiling improves our quality of life in a myriad of ways.
1. Look Younger and More Attractive
It doesn’t take a scientific study to validate this fact. No matter your age, you always look better with a smile on your face.
2. Smiling Minimizes Stress
When you smile, your brain releases feel-good chemicals that decrease your stress level.
3. Smiling Boosts Your Confidence
Who doesn’t want to benefit from more self-assurance?
4. Smile For Success
Researchers have shown several ways smiling can upgrade the chance of a positive outcome in personal and professional pursuits. These benefits stem from the fact that smiling influences your behavior as well as the behavior of the men and women with whom you interact.
5. Help People Trust You
Genuine smiles that involve the mouth, cheeks, and eyes, convey 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 Harris Dental, we offer everything from tooth whitening to complete smile makeovers. Let’s highlight the possibilities for your smile. Call 480-428-0040 today to schedule a cosmetic dental consultation.
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