Did you know that smiling can use up to 53 muscles and 5 muscle movements? Such a small movement, but such a big effect on your body and your confidence.
It’s not always easy to feel our best, but if you have a confident smile, it can do wonders for your self-esteem. Here are a few of the ways it helps.
1. A Great Smile Is a Confident Smile
If you have a great smile, it is more likely that you are confident! The better you feel about your looks, the better you will feel about yourself. Having a confident smile is no different.
Smiling is known to boost your mood. If you aren’t confident in your smile you might miss out on this mood booster.
2. People Perceive You Differently When You Smile
Smiles make a person seem more attractive, sociable and confident. Smiling boosts your aura and other people will take note! Smiling can help to build many healthy relationships around you.
When you smile, people often perceive you as more approachable. The act of smiling sends out a visible positive message to everyone around you. This can help boost not only your mood but also other people’s as well.
People like to be around other happy people.
3. A Bad Smile Can Equal Low Self Esteem
Do you feel less confident when you smile? This is common and a bad smile can lead to lower self-esteem. We think all smiles are beautiful, but not everyone is confident in their pearly whites.
When people don’t smile because they are ashamed of their teeth they can come across as less genuine or displeased. Although this is often not the case, the body language of a smile goes a long way.
4. Consider Cosmetic Dentistry
Sure you’ve gone to the dentist, but have you considered your cosmetic dentistry options? If you are uncomfortable with your smile, there are dentists that can help fix it for you.
Do you have a gap or a chip that makes you feel less confident in your smile? Cosmetic dentistry may be the answer for you. Fixing a part of your smile that makes you feel less confident can help your self-esteem in the long run.
It’s also a good idea to consult your dentist or an orthodontist in order to determine the best procedure for you.
5. Whiten Your Teeth and Improve Your Confidence
Many people are self-conscious about the color of their teeth. Luckily teeth whitening is very common and a popular smile solution. Brightening your teeth can help boost your smile confidence.
You can purchase at-home teeth whitening kits or take a visit to the dentist. There are options available for almost every budget. We suggest starting with a teeth whitening toothpaste.
Ready to Get Your Smile on?
Did you know that people can recognize smiles from up to 300 feet away, making it the most easily recognizable facial expression?
Flash your confident smile every chance you get. It will not only make you look better but feel better too.
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