How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Boost Your Self Confidence

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Cosmetic dentistry has the power to boost your self-confidence and self-esteem. Since a smile is often the first thing people notice, having one you feel good about can impact you on the inside and the outside. 

If you currently find it tough to pose for pictures or avoid making contact with others so you don’t have to give that friendly smile, then perhaps it is time for a little makeover. 

With the right procedures, you can transform your smile into one you will never want to hide again. Let’s look at how cosmetic dentistry can boost your self-confidence. 

You Will Smile More

When you get a new pair of shoes, you want to show them off because they make you feel good and look good, too. The same is true when your oral health is thriving. Having a smile that you feel good about will make it feel natural to show it off at every opportunity.  

Over time you will begin to realize that your smiles will cause you to appear more friendly and approachable. You will begin having more positive interactions and easy engagement with others, resulting in a higher level of confidence. 

In other words, cosmetic dentistry can wipe away the worry and anxiety that you currently have attached to social settings by giving you your smile back.

Improved Self-Image

Regardless of whether it is right or not, image is important in our society. And feeling good about your appearance can significantly boost your confidence. 

Nearly everyone has something about themselves that they are not fond of. For many, it is their smile. While you cannot fix things like your height or the size of your ears, you can fix the appearance of your teeth and overall smile using cosmetic dentistry. 

More Career Opportunities

Employers are looking for those individuals who are happy, confident, and friendly. They want to know that you can successfully engage with others and are approachable to those in need. When you present yourself in this manner during an interview – employers take notice. 

What’s more, something as simple as having a healthy smile can make it look like you have your life together. After all, you are dedicated enough to care properly for your oral health. 

With cosmetic dentistry, you can walk into your interview with a full smile, feeling confident and full of success. This will increase your chance of getting hired for the position. 

Frequently Asked Questions about Cosmetic Dentistry 

What can cosmetic dentistry fix? 

Cosmetic dentistry can enhance the appearance of teeth and gums, including teeth that are cracked, chipped, stained, misshapen, missing, crooked, or gapped. It can also reduce the size of gums for those who have gummy smiles. Any imperfection or flaw in your smile that you notice can likely be addressed with a cosmetic dental procedure. 

Does insurance cover cosmetic dentistry? 

Whether or not insurance will cover your cosmetic dental procedure will depend on your specific coverage. However, most view these procedures as elective and will not cover the cost. Before dismissing the procedure due to lack of funding, speak to your dental team. 

See What Cosmetic Dentistry Can Do For You 

At San Francisco Dental Wellness, we provide a comprehensive list of cosmetic dental services that can transform your smile and boost your confidence. Let us help you change the way you feel about yourself. 

Our very own Dr. Chui is the clinical director at the San Francisco VA Medical Center where he provides effective treatment to veterans suffering from complex TMJ disorders.

Contact us today at 415-781-1944 to schedule your appointment.