Are you considering cosmetic dentistry, but aren’t sure that it’s right for you? The truth is that cosmetic dentistry offers many great benefits for people, so there are a lot of good reasons to get it.
Here are four of the most common reasons why people get cosmetic dentistry. If one or more of them describe you, then it’s time to talk to a cosmetic dentist.
You’re Unhappy with Your Smile
Your smile is one of the first things you see in the morning, and one of the last things you see at night. For all your waking hours, your smile is a part of who you are. It helps define your image of yourself. And if you’re not happy with that image, that means you’re not happy with yourself. It can do serious damage to your confidence and self-esteem. This can contribute to a negative feeling throughout your day.
Cosmetic dentistry can turn this around. You can have a smile that makes you want to smile. It will make you happy and eager to share your smile with others. It can help you be open and sharing with others. And it can give you the confidence to be your best self.
People Respond Badly to Your Smile
While you may be one who sees your smile the most, you’re not the only one. In fact, there are probably dozens of people you meet every day who see your smile. Your smile should trigger a positive response in other people. They should smile back with a positive feeling.
But if you’re not getting that kind of response from your smile, it can further damage your confidence. It can make it hard for you to share your smile. You might find yourself avoiding situations where you’re going to want to smile. And that can make you feel even worse.
Cosmetic dentistry can give you a smile that people will see as beautiful and will respond to with their own smile. You’ll be amazed at how much it changes your daily routine to smile and have others smile back.
Your Smile Is an Obstacle in Your Life
We don’t just smile because we’re happy, we rely on our smile in many important situations. From trying to be diplomatic in difficult situations to making a great impression at a job interview, the appearance of your smile can have a big impact on your success in life. It can impact your chances of getting a job, raise, or promotion.
But it isn’t just your professional life where your smile makes a difference. It can dramatically impact your personal life, too. Surveys have shown that an attractive smile is the top thing people are looking for in a date, and an unattractive smile is one of the things that can make people not desire a second date.
There’s no guarantee that getting a more attractive smile will help you get a new job or find love–no one can guarantee that! But having an attractive smile can improve your odds of getting hired and can often lead to a higher salary offer, too. If nothing else, having confidence in your smile helps you have confidence in yourself, and that confidence can make all the difference–even more difference than the appearance of your teeth.
You Have Oral health Problems
Many people think that cosmetic dentistry is only about giving you pretty teeth. It’s not. The health and beauty of your teeth are closely linked.
If you have tooth decay, it can show up as dark brown or black spots on your smile. Gum disease makes your gums red and inflamed, or can cause them to recede. Gum disease can also make your teeth drift, becoming more crooked. This can lead to tooth loss.
A lost tooth isn’t just a problem with the appearance of your smile, it makes it hard to chew and can make the rest of your teeth drift.
With restorations like tooth-colored fillings and dental implants, we can care for your oral health and make your smile more beautiful.
Are You Ready for a Beautiful Smile?
If you see that one or more of these reasons for cosmetic dentistry make sense for you, then it’s time to consider cosmetic dentistry. If you’re in Scripps Ranch or surrounding areas of San Diego, we can help. Please call today for an appointment with cosmetic dentist Dr. Ramin Goshtasbi (“Dr. G” to his patients) at Oasis Dental Arts.