by Dr. Pooneh Ramezani, DDS
Most people understand the importance of oral hygiene, however you may not realize the many psychological benefits of maintaining healthy, white teeth. Here are just a few.
- Great First Impression. Your smile is usually the first thing others notice about you. People with whiter teeth are often perceived as being healthier overall, and that first impression can go a long way.
- Improved Self Confidence. Your teeth are always on display and when you like the way they look, you feel better about yourself. An attractive smile will boost your self confidence, which carries into the many different aspects of your life.
- Mood Enhancer. When you’re satisfied with the look of your teeth, you are more likely to show them off. Smiling can help keep stress away by releasing endorphins – a mood enhancing substance.
- Youthful Appearance. Your overall look depends a lot on the condition of your chompers. Discolored teeth often give the impression of aging, so maintaining a white smile makes a huge difference in preserving a healthy, youthful appearance.
- Less Risk of Oral Problems. When you take the time to whiten your teeth, you’ll be more inclined to keep them as healthy as possible. Consistent dental care will reduce the risk of developing serious oral problems like tooth decay and gum disease.
A healthy, white smile starts with basic oral care. Take care of all your teeth by flossing and brushing twice a day with these proper techniques. Make sure to rinse after all meals and visit the dentist regularly for checkups and professional cleanings.
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