A smile is a precious and powerful gift. Parents wait anxiously for the fist genuine smile from their newborn bundle of joy. People want to be present to see the smile on someone’s face when receiving good news or a special gift. A smile at the right time can turn a bad situation completely around and there are volumes of research about the health benefits of smiling. Unfortunately, some individuals are embarrassed to smile because of the condition of their teeth.
What Is Hampering Your Smile?
There are many reasons why an individual may not want to smile with abandon. Tooth decay may make your smile look less appealing. Crooked or misaligned teeth can also be a source of concern. People who endured teasing or ridicule as a youngster due to the position of their teeth may have learned to keep their smiles to a minimum. Of course, one of the major reasons a person may not smile is due to missing teeth. A snaggle-toothed smile leaves much to be desired, especially if it is a new development.
Fortunately, whatever dental issue may be preventing you from displaying your fullest smiles, it can be remedied with the appropriate treatment.
Acquiring the Perfect Smile
First of all, the best smile is a healthy one. If you have gum disease or tooth decay, no matter where they occur in your mouth, these problems need to be addressed as soon as possible. Neglecting either will lead to more serious problems. It is just a matter of time. Treatment for decayed teeth or gums will prevent you from losing teeth.
Perhaps your issue is not the health of your teeth or gums but rather their appearance. Dull, dingy teeth and teeth that are badly stained by dark colored foods and beverages or smoking can be brightened by several shades with a teeth-whitening procedure. Even well-cleaned teeth can still be stained and darkened by the foods and beverages you consume. Whitening produces a dazzling, brilliant smile.
If you have misaligned teeth, your smile could improve with a little help. Depending on the circumstances, clear aligners may produce the desired results by moving your teeth into alignment. If the misalignment is minimal, you may want to consider dental veneers. This procedure is one people choose to mask various dental imperfections.
At Envision Dental, we will help you achieve your healthiest and best-looking smile. Contact us today to schedule an appointment for a consultation and discover the ways we can help you smile with abandon.