Whiter teeth are the obvious and most common reason for getting teeth whitening done. But did you know there are many less well-known benefits to teeth whitening? Below are some of the less-obvious, but still amazing benefits of teeth whitening.
- Increased Self Esteem – One of the great benefits of teeth whitening is an increase in self-esteem. When your smile is white and beautiful, you feel more confident. When you are more confident, you smile more. Smiling more tends to draw people towards you and helps for you to feel better about yourself.
- Better Mental Health – Always worrying about your teeth and smile can cause your mental health to be negatively affected by constant concern and stress. When you feel good about how you look, your mental health usually follows suit.
- Better First Impressions – Others’ first impressions are important, especially when it is in a meeting or job interview. When your mouth and smile look healthy and it looks like you take time to care for your oral hygiene, the first impression people get from you is one of being organized, clean, and detail-oriented.
- Oral Health – When you visit a dentist for professional teeth whitening, they will look at the entire health of your mouth and teeth. They will not only look at the causes of the discoloration on the outside of your teeth, but also from the inside of your teeth. The cause of discoloration may be tooth decay, which would not be discovered if the teeth whitening was being done with an over-the-counter product.
There are many wonderful benefits of professional teeth whitening. Some are obvious benefits, but many are not so obvious. If you are looking to have your teeth professionally cleaned and you want to be able to experience all of the amazing benefits listed above, then give us a call at the office of Paul D. Nifong, Jr., DDS.