What your Smile might Say about You
Do you often wonder what people think about you and your smile? Do you think about how your teeth are seen and perceived by others when you smile? It’s safe to say that all of us have these concerns and according to a number of studies, your teeth can say all sorts of things about your traits and personal health. It’s safe to assume even before you start reading through the list, having clean, healthy teeth can only be a positive for your personal life and overall health. So with that in mind, the staff at Prescott Dentistry look forward to seeing you soon! Now onto what your smile might say about you!
Your Ability to Have a Baby
Women’s fertility may be more closely tied to oral health than many might think. According to Medical News Today, women who suffer from gum disease can take an average of 2 months longer to conceive than those with healthy gums.
How Much you Make
According to this study, those who were considered happy and smiled often in their teens had a higher likelihood of making an above average income as adults. So if you’re still young, cheer up and it gets better!
Your Ability to Have a Lasting Marriage
When it comes to lasting relationships, the intensity of your smile may in fact be an indicator. A psychological study measured the intensity level of smiles from old yearbooks and found that those with bigger, more intense smiles had more successful marriages. None of the participants who were in the top 10 of smile intensity were divorced! The divorce rate was very high for those with very low “smile strength”. Conclusion? Start smiling more and smile big!
Wow! Those some interesting findings and theories. If you aren’t happy with the way you think your smile is being perceived, contact Prescott Dentistry today to schedule your next dental exam and let us know what you think!
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