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Need a confidence boost? Just smile.
Posted on 4/22/2020 by Crossroads Family Dentistry
Just Smile
Do you know that age-old saying "Smile and the whole world smiles with you"? Well, it's true, smiles are contagious. If you want to lift your own spirits and those around you, just smile. Never underestimate the power of a healthy smile. Every time we smile, authentically or not, the muscle movements release endorphins (think of them as nature's little "happy drug") that make us feel happy and increases our self-esteem. In addition to endorphins, behavioral psychologistSarah Stevensonsays that when you smile, serotonin is also released, which acts as a natural anti-depressant and mood lifter; talk about a mental boost! A healthy smile also conveys a sense of likability, competency, and politeness to those around you, which might just be the shortcut to success that is needed in business and in life, in general. What if we said you also look younger when you smile, would you smile more? When you smile, those muscles around your mouth, cheeks, jowls, neck, really your whole face, provide a mini face-lift. Go ahead and take a second to smile. Do you feel how your whole faces lift up? Much cheaper than a visit to a plastic surgeon for sure. A study at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) even found that when people had sad faces flashed in front of them, those subjects were perceived as weighing more. Possibly indicating that person is weighed down by unhappiness? So smiling may give the appearance of lightness and being thinner. When you practice good oral hygiene, including daily brushing and flossing, you feel good about your mouth, and you will naturally want to show it off to the rest of the world. A smile a day really does keep negative self-esteem away and makes you more approachable to those around you. Smiles radiate confidence, and who can resist that? Being perceived as trustworthy, intelligent, and sociable can all be extracted from a simple smile. Not only does smiling impact how you feel, but it lifts up those around you as well, and that in itself is a big confidence boost. When you make others more comfortable, they are more apt to hold conversations with you and connect with you even more. If you are unhappy with your smile, you may be experiencing less happiness and missing out on developing important relationships with others. Don't wait to get the smile of your dreams. Create yours through routine dental visits, like teeth cleanings twice a year, practicing good oral hygiene, and keeping that smile happy and healthy!...
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Need a confidence boost? Just smile.
4/22/2020
Does Flossing Really Help?
4/15/2020
Why 3D (The Benefits of 3D X-rays)
4/8/2020
The Healing Power of Laughter and a Healthy Smile
4/1/2020
Interviews with an Assistant
3/18/2020
Happy People Work Harder
3/11/2020
What is an EDDA?
3/4/2020
Tips from the Doc. (dads and dentistry advice)
2/28/2020
Should my teen whiten their teeth?
2/21/2020
Does my child need braces?
2/14/2020
When should I start brushing my child's teeth?
2/7/2020
How What you Look Like Can Change How You Feel
1/8/2020
Choosing The Right Dental Insurance Plan For Your Family
1/2/2020
Common Causes of Tooth Discoloration and Cosmetic Dentistry
12/24/2019
How Long Do Dental Implants Last?
12/17/2019
What are Dental Implants?
12/10/2019
Major Benefits of Dental Prosthetics
12/2/2019
How to Maintain Your Teeth While Eating Sweets
11/26/2019
How Does Holiday Stress Impact Your Oral Health?
11/19/2019
End of the Year Benefits (Use Them or Lose Them)
11/12/2019
Are Holiday Drinks Bad for Your Teeth?
11/5/2019
Using Laser Technology to Treat Periodontal Disease
10/22/2019
Periodontal Disease: Causes and Prevention
10/15/2019
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10/8/2019
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10/1/2019
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9/24/2019
Common Causes of Tooth Pain
9/17/2019
At-Home Toothache Remedies That Ease Pain Until You Get to the Dentist
9/10/2019
All About Toothaches: Important Information You Should Know
9/3/2019
5 Tips for Back-to-School Dental Care
8/27/2019
4 Tips for Great Back-to-School Oral Care
8/20/2019
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7/18/2019
How Children Can Maintain Beautiful, White Teeth
7/9/2019
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6/25/2019
How a Man's Oral Health Impacts His Life
6/18/2019
How Gum Disease Affects Men
6/11/2019
4 Things You Can do to Improve Your Oral Health
6/4/2019
How Breastfeeding Impacts the Oral Health
5/28/2019
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5/19/2019
A Battle of the Genders: When It Comes to Your Oral Health, Gender is Important
5/7/2019
How do Women's Hormones Affect Oral Health?
5/1/2019
What Is Gingivitis?
4/23/2019
Are Dental X-Rays Safe During Pregnancy?
4/17/2019
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4/9/2019
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Why Replacing Lost Teeth is Important
3/19/2019
Unsung Heroes Of The Dental World
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Unseen Dangers Of Charcoal Whitening
2/25/2019
Benefits Of Laser Bacterial Reduction
2/12/2019
Periodontal Disease and Heart Health
2/5/2019
Common Dental Questions
1/29/2019
Root Canals: What You Need to Know
1/20/2019
Are You Addicted To Soda?
1/8/2019
The Psychology Of Smiling And Cosmetic Dentistry
1/1/2019
Ways To Prevent Tooth Decay
12/25/2018
Proper Brushing Techniques
12/18/2018
Modeling Good Oral Health Habits For Children
12/11/2018
Different Types of Cosmetic Dental Procedures
12/4/2018
A Pain Free Holiday Season
11/27/2018
Getting Your Teeth Cleaned During Pregnancy
11/20/2018
The Importance Of X-Rays
11/13/2018
Indispensable Gear
11/6/2018
Surprising Foods That Are Actually Good For Your Teeth
10/30/2018
A Sweet approach To Halloween Treats
10/22/2018
5 Foods That Can Naturally Whiten Your Teeth
10/2/2018
Overcoming Dental Phobia
9/18/2018
Do You Have Sinus Pressure or a Toothache?
9/11/2018
Why Checkups Are Essential
9/9/2018
Invisalign
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Dental Laser Therapy
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Implants and Their Longevity
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Periodontal Therapy and Homecare Compliance
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How Oral Health Impacts Overall Health
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