If you feel that you have an unattractive smile, you probably don’t smile very often. Perhaps you make a deliberate effort to make sure you don’t smile in social and professional settings.
Do you think frequent smiling has a significant effect on your life? You bet it does.
In addition to simply making us happier, smiling benefits 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 Decreases Stress
When you smile, your brain releases feel-good chemicals that lower your stress level.
3. Smiling Boosts Your Confidence
Who doesn’t want to tap into 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 affects your behavior as well as the behavior of the people with whom you interact.
5. Help People Trust You
Authentic smiles that involve the mouth, cheeks, and eyes, portray honesty and trustworthiness.
How would your life improve if you loved your smile?
Even small cosmetic changes can yield meaningful improvements in the attractiveness of your smile. At Shwarts Family Dentistry in Richardson, we offer everything from tooth whitening to complete smile makeovers. Let’s discuss the possibilities for your smile. Call today to schedule a cosmetic dental consultation.
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About the Practice
Dr. Ellis Shwarts and his skilled team have proudly served the dental needs of patients and families in the Richardson, TX community for several years! A Dallas native, Dr. Shwarts received his dental degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio and has spent countless hours educating himself and honing his skills so that he can provide a truly unmatched level of care. The practice offers a comprehensive range of preventive, cosmetic, and restorative treatment options. If you have any questions about the article or would like to schedule your next visit, feel free to contact the practice online or over the phone for further assistance: (972) 525-9283.