Flash Your Smile On Valentine’s Day

Cosmetic Dentistry

3 Great Reasons to Share a Smile

This Valentine’s Day, brighten someone’s day and share the love! There’s no doubt that sharing a smile is one of the best ways to pay it forward, especially during these challenging times we’re all facing. So flash a feel-good smile to send positive vibes to those in your circle!

Need more convincing? Here are 3 reasons from our San Mateo cosmetic dental office that explain why smiling has plenty of benefits for you (and those around you).

Happy Faces Look Younger

No joke! Have you ever compared pictures of someone smiling and someone scowling? Notice the difference? Even with evident laugh lines around the eyes, the happy person usually always looks younger and more vibrant.

Check out this study of facial expressions and age – and smile!

You’ll Feel Better

Are there health benefits to smiling? You bet! Smiling sets off a bodily reaction that releases molecules called neuropeptides and sets in motion endorphins – those “feel good” hormones you’ve heard about. Even if you don’t feel like it, a forced smile often tempers your mood and has the same affect.

You’ll Brighten Someone’s Day

Another benefit? The ripple effect of your smile is evident when those around you catch the wave and smile too. Doesn’t spreading happiness make you feel better?

Steps Toward a Brighter Smile

If you’re not confident about your smile, there are steps you can take to boost your self-assurance. At San Mateo Center for Cosmetic Dentistry, we offer numerous services geared toward whitening, brightening, and straightening teeth.

  • If the color of your teeth gives you pause to smile, our teeth whitening services are quick, convenient, and long-lasting.
  • Do you have missing teeth, or gaps, cracks and chips that cause you to hide your smile? Porcelain veneers are thin shells, applied directly to teeth, are an excellent solution.
  • Invisalign clear braces are a comfortable (and invisible) option for correcting orthodontic concerns.

Not just for Valentine’s Day, a healthy smile can help you look younger, improve your mood, and bring cheer to others.

Schedule a consultation at our office today and learn more about our smile makeover services!