The Psychological Benefits of Teeth Whitening

Keeping your teeth healthy isn’t an option. Healthy oral hygiene is a priority, not only for appearances but also when it regards your overall well-being including physical and mental health.

A huge motivational factor for maintaining our smiles is the appearance of healthy teeth as well as the functionality of healthy teeth. However, did you know that maintaining healthy, white teeth can additionally bring you positive psychological benefits as well?

Read ahead to discover how teeth whitening can help you be confident and happy.

Great first impression

You’ve most likely heard before that a first impression is crucial in a number of situations – your smile being not he first things many people notice. This isn’t just a cliche, it’s fact and a healthy, white smile will contribute to an even more positive first impression. Consider this the next time you visit your dentist’s office.

Improve self-confidence

A great way to instantaneously boost your self esteem is to improve your smile. Not only in ways of oral health, but improving the color from stained shades to bright white has a high pay-off. Individuals with white teeth are reported to be more self-confident in their day-to-day interactions. More self-confidence equals an overall feeling of wellbeing and happiness. More overall wellbeing and happiness equates to a happy life that includes healthier social interactions.

Enhance mood

Opting for the North Pointe Dental Associates’ teeth whitening services and making your teeth whiter will even affect your mood. You’ll most likely show your beautiful white teeth more often and as you know, smiling helps keep the stress away by releasing endorphins – a mood enhancing substance.

Improve mental health

Understanding that your teeth are important will lead you to improve your mental health. Looking good and feeling good will push you toward being a fully optimistic person, without negative thoughts, that everyone aims to be.

Be contagious

When you smile at someone, they will return the smile. Smiling at someone activates their part of the brain that processes sensory rewards and they feel rewarded by your beautiful smile. Smiling instantly lifts the mood, even amongst strangers.

Be more attractive

If you have whiter teeth, you look healthy and appear more attractive. Having poor oral health  is an instant turn off for most people. Luckily, that’s an easy fix! NPDA has the best teeth whitening solutions that provide significant results within hours.

Career success

Your smile affects how people perceive you and if you don’t have the nicest smile, it can even  harm your chances of having a successful career. On the other hand, a gorgeous smile will make you more successful at work.

Less risk of oral problems

When you decide to whiten your teeth, you will probably make sure to keep them as white and healthy as possible. If you really take good care of your teeth, it will reduce the risk of developing certain serious oral issues such as tooth decay or gum disease.

Don’t wait – call now

Teeth whitening will absolutely have a psychological impact on you and your life. It’s up to you now to call us at (813) 961-1727 and visit our dental office to schedule an appointment with our experts in cosmetic dentistry.

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