Studies show that a smile on your face can relieve anxiety, strengthen relationships, and even reduce your risk of heart disease.
Below are some interesting facts regarding your smile and how it affects your mood and your physical and mental health.
1. Smiling Can Help You Live Longer
Studies show that maintaining a positive mood could contribute to living a longer and healthier life.
2. It’s a Natural Pain Reliever and Stress Reducer
When you smile, your body releases happy-hormones dopamine, endorphins, and serotonin. These hormones help relieve pain, reduce stress, and improve your well-being.
3. It acts as a Confidence Booster
Your smile has a huge impact on your self-esteem. Those who are unhappy with how their smile looks won’t smile as often. Visiting our office can help create the smile you’ve dreamed of and help you reap these smiling benefits.
Stay Positive and Smile More!
Here are some tips to stay positive and induce more smiles!
● Practice gratitude in the morning
● Spend more time in nature
● Do one good thing for yourself or others every day
● Read and/or watch something funny
Keep Your Smile Healthy
Practice a good oral hygiene routine:
● Brush your teeth twice per day
● Floss daily
● Consider using a mouthwash
● Clean your tongue
Oral health is connected to overall health
It’s our goal to make you smile more! In my office, we understand that oral health significantly impacts your overall health. We advise our patients to get regular oral check-ups and cleanings. You can request one here if it’s time to make an appointment.
Patrick J. Soria, DDS