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How to Make a Great First Impression With Your Smile

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Having a great smile is one of the best ways to make a good first impression.

In fact, according to a study, 48% say the most memorable thing about meeting a new person is their smile even more memorable than what they said! What’s more, there are many benefits of smiling. Smiling can elevate your mood instantly, reduce your stress and anxiety levels, and make you appear more approachable. Plus, smiling is contagious the more smiles you give, the more you’ll receive!

All this emphasis on smiles might make you a little self-conscious about beaming your own pearly whites. But fear not! Nailing a picture perfect smile is easier than you think:

  1. Build up your confidence by whitening your teeth. The best bet is to visit your dentist for a quick, one-hour teeth whitening appointment. If you don’t have time, get clinical strength home teeth whitening trays from your dentist instead.
  2. Make-up can easily brighten up your smile. Bright red, pink or berry-colored lipsticks make teeth appear whiter. Avoid any colors with blue tones, which can bring out yellow in your teeth.
  3. Practice your smile to make it picture perfect. Use a mirror to find your best angles. Try to make it genuine, since its easy to detect a forced smile.

Make sure your smile is always in the best shape by scheduling regular dentist appointments.

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