Posted on January 26, 2023
Have you stopped smiling because of your teeth’s appearance? If so, you’re not alone. According to Healthline, out of 15,000 adults who took part in an online Harris Poll, 25% said they avoid smiling because of how their teeth look. If you’re holding back your smile for the world to see, it may be time to have a smile created just for you with adult orthodontics. After all, sharing your beautiful smile has many benefits and we’ve compiled four reasons you’ll want to share your healthy smile.
Not only will a boost in your self-confidence make you feel good, but it’ll also be evident to others, whether it be with your friends, family, or professional colleagues. A healthy, attractive smile can boost your self-confidence and self-esteem, allowing you to be more productive in multiple areas of your life.
When we first meet someone, we all want to make a good first impression. Often, the first thing a person approaching us notices is our smile. A pleasant smile can make a positive first impression on others and can help you to build relationships and make connections. That’s important in both personal and business relationships. Acquiring the services of adult orthodontics can help.
When your mouth is healthy, it can affect your overall health. If you have inflammation in your gums, for instance, it can indicate inflammation in other parts of your body. So there’s no question that a healthy smile can improve not just your oral health but your overall health as well. Keeping your teeth and gums healthy can prevent more serious health problems down the road.
A nice smile can help you feel more comfortable when dining out. Trying to hide your smile can be stressful and make for a less enjoyable meal. Smiling with your lunch or dinner guests may help you not only enjoy the food you eat but can make you feel more comfortable and relaxed when you are eating in public. Additionally, a straight, aligned smile makes it easier to chew and digest food properly and lessens the risk of food particles getting trapped between your teeth.
Ready to bring back your beautiful smile? Adult orthodontics can make that happen and then you’ll be proud to show off those pearly whites. Give us a call today to schedule an appointment!