20th April 2017

How To Improve Your Smile With 4 Easy Tips

Many surveys have made the claim that roughly 50% of people believe a smile is a person’s most memorable feature. It’s the thing you remember most when you meet someone for the first time and helps inform you how you feel about that person.

Think of someone you know who has a great smile. It displays their teeth, reaches their eyes and reveals the warmth of their personality, right? What does your smile say about you? Is it open and friendly, or does it give out a signal that you’re trying to hide something from others? If your smile is some what similar to the second description, could this be because you’re trying to conceal your imperfect teeth?

Many people who feel embarrassed about their teeth inadvertently only ever offer a tight lipped smile in order to conceal them. This speaks volumes to the smile recipient about what sort of person you might be, even if what they’re thinking is not true at all.

Could you be giving a false first impression? We can help. Here at the Lion Dental Practice in Stourbridge, we are experts in smile makeovers. We will work carefully with an individual to correct whatever aspects of their teeth are worrying them. Here are our top tips to achieving a smile of which you can be proud:

1. Fix your broken teeth

Sharp edges, cracks and chips are noticeable and eat away at your self-confidence. They’re also incredibly easy to correct. We offer restorative treatments in the form of dental veneers and crowns. These porcelain coverings help to restore the shape of your teeth, making your teeth look as good as new.

2. Replace missing teeth

Not only will getting a tooth implant; our best selling permanent prosthesis, vastly improve your smile, but it will also prevent jawbone atrophy. This is a condition that occurs naturally when you lose teeth and don’t replace them. Jawbone atrophy can have a resulting negative effect on your whole facial appearance, not just your smile. Numerous missing teeth can be easily replaced with bridges and implant-supported dentures.

3. Whiten your smile

Teeth discolour naturally with age and as we get older we tend to accumulate stains as well. To brighten your teeth and remove the stains, brushing and flossing twice a day should help with this, but with our teeth whitening in Stourbridge you’ll be one step closer to those pearly whites you’ve been dreaming of. Our teeth whitening treatment can help to restore a younger, healthy looking shine to your smile.

4. Straighten your teeth

Whether you’ve always had crooked teeth, or your teeth have shifted as you’ve gotten older, orthodontic braces can move your teeth into a more attractive alignment. This will not only improve your smile but also make keeping your teeth clean easier. Straight teeth rarely have hard to reach surfaces. The braces we offer here in Stourbridge are Invisalign clear trays, the translucent brackets and wires of Six Month Smiles, and fixed braces.

To further enhance your smile, we also offer non-invasive cosmetic treatments in the form of lip fillers and dermal fillers. Dermal fillers will get rid of smokers lines, while fillers injected into the lips and lip borders will give you plumper, more luscious lips. We will work with you to achieve the lip shape, volume and symmetry you desire.

Want to know why having a smile that leaves a lasting impression is important? It’s because research has found owners of great smiles are more likely to go further in their careers and be happier in their love lives.

Do you fancy getting picked up for a promotion soon? Sorting out your smile could be a great first step. For a consultation with a dentist or facial aesthetics practitioner here in Stourbridge, please get in touch to book a consultation. We’ll be happy to answer your questions and offer advice.

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