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Cosmetic dentistry: The social value of a great smile

Even if your teeth are healthy, they may not have the aesthetics that you would like them to have. This can be a concern because there’s no question that a poor smile can have a significant impact on your personal life. By the same token, a brilliant smile can positively affect your life just as much.

The following are just a few examples of the social value of a great smile.

Your Self-Confidence. Your level of self-confidence is more important than just about anything. If you feel good about the way that you look, you are sure to live a happier and healthier lifestyle. Plus, the way that you convey yourself to others is sure to be different than if you feel as if you have to hide your teeth.

Your Romantic Relationships. While it truly is “what’s on the inside” that counts, we all know that people look at potential partners’ appearances when making decisions about who to date. And studies have clearly shown that the first physical trait a person notices in another is their smile. It’s simply a fact that you will make a better first impression if you have beautiful teeth.

Your Professional Life. In order to excel in the professional realm, you have to be confident. You have to be able to give a big smile when meeting clients, completing interviews, hosting presentations and more. This can be hard to do if you don’t feel good about the way that your teeth look. However, if you make cosmetic improvements to your smile, you might be very surprised by how much it impacts your performance in the working world.

Your Social Life. Your friends love you regardless of how you look, that’s why you’re friends. In more casual social situations, however, you need to realize that your smile can have a significant impact on the way you are perceived and how confidently you interact with others. If you’ve had cosmetic dentistry to perfect the aesthetics of your smile, you’re sure to feel a lot more confident when meeting new people.

As you can see, the quality of your smile is important. Don’t let poor teeth hold you back in life. Whether yours are crooked, discolored or compromised in other ways, cosmetic dentistry can help. Veneers, ZOOM! teeth whitening, and Invisalign clear braces are just a few of the methods available to give the smile you’ve always wanted.

If you want to look and feel better about yourself, now is the time to consider your cosmetic dentistry options. Call Adult Dentistry of Ballantyne today at 704-541-9888 or use the contact form on this page to set up a free, no-obligation smile consultation with Dr. Robert Harrell, one of the top cosmetic dentists in the Charlotte metro area. At your exam, a complimentary digital smile preview (an $85 value) will be created to show how your smile will look when your cosmetic dental work is complete.