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Is Your Smile the First Thing People Notice About You

Is Your Smile the First Thing People Notice About You?

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The way that you look matters more than it probably should because people judge you on your appearance and your smile. One of the most critical issues in how you look is whether you have a healthy set of teeth. A recent survey is out that reports that 37% of people say the first thing that they notice when meeting someone is their smile.

Badly shaped, missing, crooked or yellowed teeth can be off-putting, but it’s even worse if your teeth cause embarrassment that prevents you from smiling.

Serious tooth alignment problems can prove tremendously embarrassing. Genuine smiles make you approachable and enhance your appearance.

Even if you have tooth problems, smiling is more important to social and business success than not smiling to hide some dental imperfections.

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Do I Have to Wear a Retainer Forever - Best Orthodontist USA

Do I Have to Wear a Retainer Forever?

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Why retainers after braces? Many people who have had braces are told to wear a retainer after their braces are removed.

Why do they need a retainer after all the time they spent with braces?

For several months after braces are removed, there is a high chance of relapse. The bone and tissue around the teeth have been moved by the braces, and the retainers help to keep the oral reorganization in place. After the bone and tissues set, then the retainers are no longer necessary.

Here are some more frequently asked questions about retainers.

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