Recently, there has been an increased interest in cosmetic dentistry and more and more people are looking for a smile makeover. While most people are looking to get cosmetic dental work to improve the quality of their teeth, not all are aware of other benefits a smile makeover can bring to their life. In general, your smile improves your confidence and overall appearance.
A smile makeover involves undergoing one or several voluntary cosmetic procedures such as filling the gap between your teeth or teeth whitening to improve your overall dental aesthetics. Let’s take a look at the multi-faceted impacts a smile makeover can have on your life if you should choose to pursue it.
Get Positive Attention
Being confident is very important. It is especially so with people who are looking for new opportunities in life. Having damaged teeth can affect how you approach people and can affect your professional performance as well. For example, if you have chipped or discolored teeth and you are interviewing for a new job, you are forced to give a small grin because you feel self-conscious about your teeth. The interviewer can perceive this as being unfriendly or as uncertainty. Getting a smile makeover allows you to smile more confidently and help you create a better first impression.
Look And Feel Healthier
Having crooked or stained yellow teeth can make you feel and look older that your actual age. Cosmetic dentistry not only helps to fix such problems, but also improves your appearance. A smile make over particularly allows you to have a beautiful, full smile which in turn supports your facial structure. This means that your jaw won’t sit crooked and your cheeks won’t look collapsed, improving the overall symmetry of your face. In addition, research has shown that when an individual is beaming, he or she also experiences physical improvements that help them lead healthier lives.
Transform Your Social Life
People who are not confident about their smile have a tendency to be anxious around new people. This can keep an individual from forming meaningful connections and prevent them from having a healthy social life. Getting a smile makeover can help you avoid experiencing those ‘lost days’. Having healthy, white teeth will enable you to present your best self to everyone you meet. Don’t allow your smile to hinder you from forging new relationships.
Eating Becomes Easier
If you have crooked or missing teeth, chewing becomes a daunting task. Swallowing food that has not been properly chewed can cause digestive issues and increase the risk of choking. Also, having crooked teeth can cause food particles to get stuck between teeth which makes it hard to remove while brushing. If this problem is not addressed, you risk getting a gum infection that can lead to tooth loss. Smile makeovers allow patients to straighten their teeth and make sure they are functioning properly. This then makes eating more enjoyable.
Improves Your Overall Health
Bad oral hygiene can lead to stroke, heart disease, lung problems, and other medical issues. Teeth issues that go beyond being visually displeasing like gingivitis and periodontitis can lead to more serious health issues if not taken care of on time. A smile makeover can help to stop this from happening. Teeth whitening for example helps to remove plaque and tartar from your teeth and this reduces the risk of getting gum disease. Cosmetic dentistry pays more attention to your teeth and gums, which ensures you don’t get oral medical complications in the future.
Ready To Transform Your Smile?
Dr. Alex Rubinov is an experienced cosmetic dentist who has worked with countless patients to give them the smile they have always wanted. Feel free to contact Dr.Alex.nyc to request a consultation and discuss how to improve your smile.