Orange City and Deltona, FLna
Survey after survey indicates the same thing about what feature people notice first, especially in a new potential partner: it’s their smile. Having a great-looking smile increases your “date-ability” and not just because of the appearance of your teeth and mouth. Your cosmetic dentist in Orange City Terry Soule, DDS, wants to explain how an attractive smile can lead to more romance in your life, although we won’t any promises regarding the outcome of your dating life.
Here’s why smiling makes you more attractive
In a Business Insider article from 2018, a sociologist named Dr. Jess Carbino who works for Bumble and previously for Tinder, noted that smiling makes someone appear more “kind and approachable.” Meanwhile, a dating app called Coffee Meets Bagel conducted its own research and determined that among men who had their profiles “liked” the most, almost 80 percent were smiling with their teeth visible.
Smiling makes you feel better about yourself as well; it releases endorphins, which elevate your mood. Moreover, if you feel good about the way your smile looks, you smile more often, which helps your confidence—arguably the most attractive quality of all in a potential mate.
Why are people hesitant to smile?
If you don’t smile, you’re more likely to look unapproachable and unsociable. This isn’t a new concept; more than a century ago in Britain, Designer Lucy, Lady Duff-Gordon started encouraging her models—who were generally from the lower classes—not to smile while modeling the clothes so their appearance mimicked the elite and the financially well-off would be more predisposed to buying the clothes. While her approach worked, we don’t recommend it, unless you want to look unapproachable.
There’s another important reason why many people do not smile, and it’s because they do not like the way their smile looks. If you are embarrassed or self-conscious about some aesthetic aspect of your smile, you’re not alone. Very few people naturally have a mouth full of dazzling white, flawless-looking, perfectly straight teeth like you see from celebrities on the red carpet in Hollywood. However, a better-looking smile is more attainable than ever through cosmetic dentistry.
Cosmetic Dentist in Orange City
Using beautiful materials and state-of-the-art techniques, Terry Soule, DDS, can use cosmetic dentistry to correct a wide variety of aesthetic issues with your teeth, including areas of discoloration, cracks, chips, and fractures, receding gums, gums that rest too high on your teeth, or concealing an undesirable gap between teeth.
If you are interested in learning more about cosmetic dentistry and how it can benefit you, schedule a consultation with Dr. Soule. At this meeting, you can discuss any issues you have with the appearance of your smile, as well as your aesthetic goals. It might take multiple cosmetic procedures to achieve your objectives, in which case Dr. Soule can compose an individualized treatment plan that fulfills your desired outcome while taking into account your oral health, schedule, and finances. Schedule your consultation today by calling our office at (386) 775-1552.
Terry Soule, DDS, is proud to offer comprehensive dental care to our patients in the areas of DeBary, Deltona, and Orange City, FL.