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Why You Should Be Smiling RIGHT NOW!

At Baldwinsville Gentle Dentistry, smiling is our business. We want you to be as enthusiastic as we are, so we thought we’d give you a few reasons to start smiling right now.

Reason #1 — It Makes You Look Younger

Go to a mirror and stare at yourself with a neutral face. Now smile. Do you see what happened there? Your entire face lifted back to where it was 10 years ago! Why invest in expensive plastic surgery when you can just smile?

Reason #2 — It’s Good For Your Health

Smiling can lower your heart rate, slow your breathing, and lower your blood pressure. Even a forced smile can make a difference. While smiling is no replacement for a healthy lifestyle, you might as well do anything you can to improve your quality of life.

Reason #3 — It Makes You Feel Good

When you smile, your body releases endorphins and serotonin. Endorphins are a natural pain killer, and serotonin is like a natural antidepressant; combined, they help your body and mind feel good.

Reason #4 — It Draws Others To You

Think about shopping at your favorite retailer. You need help finding your size and you have your choice of sales associates to approach. Which one do you choose, the one who has drawn eyebrows and a scowl or the one who is smiling? You pick the SMILER, of course! Smiling makes you appear more approachable, more confident, and more attractive, which means that people tend to flock toward those who smile.

Reason #5 — It Could Make You More Successful

People who smile more frequently tend to be given opportunities that others aren’t. At work, this could mean the chance to show your strengths and set yourself apart from the rest. Will smiling itself help you get that big promotion? Maybe not, but given all of the other benefits smiling offers, it can’t hurt to try!

If something about your teeth is keeping you from smiling, contact us to schedule an appointment. We offer a variety of treatments that can give you the smile you’ve always wanted. We proudly serve patients in Baldwinsville and the surrounding areas.