There are many different forms of dental work and cosmetic dentistry is without a doubt the most aesthetically focused. For a relatively low investment of time and money it’s something that can make a big difference to life every day. So, why is it so important?
A great smile can improve your career prospects
Research from the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) found that three quarters of us believe that an unattractive smile could have a negative impact on career opportunities. That means that around 75% of us feel less able to get that job, promotion or business finance without a great smile. So, if you’re walking into interviews hiding your teeth or you’re too self-conscious to smile when you’re networking, cosmetic dentistry could really turn things around.
Cosmetic dentistry can boost confidence
If you’re self-conscious about your smile then you can never really convey confidence. Cosmetic dentistry to correct the problems that make us avoid a full beam, from gaps and staining to chips and misalignment, can help to remove this as an obstacle. Self-confidence comes from being completely comfortable with yourself, and being proud of your teeth and happy to show them off is an important part of that.
You’ll find flirting easier
And not just flirting but relationships in general. The same research from the AACD shows that 80% of us feel we’re not appealing to the opposite sex without an attractive smile. Which means that we are probably also more attracted to others who have that too. Cosmetic dentistry can give you the opportunity to be yourself when it comes to relationships, whether that’s a new romance or business relationships at work.
An attractive smile makes a big impact
First impressions count and an attractive smile is one of the first things that people notice about you. Of course it’s not just about the aesthetics – it’s the warmth and authenticity too. However, it’s hard to convey those without great teeth to work with.
An improved smile doesn’t just make you more attractive
Further, AACD research established that a new smile can not only make you more attractive and confident but it can also increase perception of your intelligence, happiness, approachability and general success too. Great cosmetic dentistry can even make people feel that you’re more prosperous, kind and happy.
Making you feel good about you
Outside of all the positive impact that cosmetic dentistry can have when it comes to your interactions with others it also has a big effect on one other key relationship: the way you feel about you. No need to dread mirrors or keep your mouth closed in photos – cosmetic dentistry offers a way to improve the relationship you have with yourself and be proud of who you are.
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