August 4, 2022
Looking for a new job or trying to advance in your current one? It’s no secret that how you present yourself is important. You already have all the skills and experience you need to be successful in your place of employment, so a stunning smile may be that bonus you’ve been looking for. Read on to learn how a whiter smile can help you get ahead when it comes to your career success.
How Can Whiter Teeth Help You Be More Successful at Work?
Whiter Teeth Can Boost Your Confidence
When you smile, you can reduce your anxiety levels. Even if you are feeling tense about an upcoming interview or presentation, when you put on a smiling face, this will help you appear to be more friendly, confident, and approachable. These are all traits that will help you in a professional environment. By feeling more confident about your teeth and showing them off more frequently, you can keep yourself from appearing insecure in the presence of your colleagues.
Uniform Teeth Demonstrate a Strong Work Ethic
Teeth that are free of uneven discoloration help to demonstrate that you are committed to taking care of yourself. If you can be responsible for your own presentability, you are suggesting that you can do the same thing when it comes to your work. Having a bright smile also suggests other positive attributes, like good health, intelligence, and success.
A Gorgeous Smile Makes You More Attractive
When you aren’t showing off your teeth very often due to staining and discoloration, you could be putting off the impression that you are unapproachable or untrustworthy. This isn’t something that you want to demonstrate while you are at work. A friendly-looking smile helps you seem more outgoing. Discoloration is also associated with aging, so brightening up your teeth can make you look more youthful.
How Does Teeth Whitening Work?
You may already know that over-the-counter teeth whitening kits don’t make a dramatic difference. They can even be harmful because they are “one-size-fits-all.” A better option is to see your dentist for professional teeth whitening. Here are your options:
- In-Office Teeth Whitening: With professional in-office teeth whitening, you can walk out of the office with a smile up to eight shades whiter in just one visit!
- Take-Home Teeth Whitening: If you would prefer to whiten your teeth in the comfort of your own home, your dentist can provide you with custom whitening trays with professional strength whitening gel. Just use as directed for two weeks and watch your smile transform!
If you are worried about unsightly stains, talk to your dentist about teeth whitening. You will soon be showing off your pearly whites with confidence in no time!
About the Author
Dr. Sienna Palmer earned her dental doctorate from the distinguished Ostrow School of Dentistry at the University of Southern California and is committed to continuing education to keep her knowledge and skills sharp. In addition to being Invisalign Certified, she has taken several courses through the Academy of General Dentistry as she works towards her Fellowship. For more information on teeth whitening or to schedule an appointment at her office in Mission Viejo, visit her website or call (949) 365-0951.
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