Archive for June, 2018
Most people will agree that having a healthy, attractive smile is important for a number of reasons. An American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry survey found that 99.7% of the adult participants agreed that it could make a difference in social settings. The results of this survey also showed that 74% of adults agreed that an unattractive smile could have a negative impact on them professionally.
Almost half of the United States’ population has claimed to be unhappy with the condition of their teeth. The main reason that 64% of the survey participants were unhappy was due to their teeth being discolored. Others, or 32% of the participants, stated that they were “concerned by the look of their teeth.” There are a variety of possible reasons for this, such as having a chipped tooth, crooked teeth, or missing teeth.
Professional teeth whitening procedures can make a difference with reducing or eliminating discoloration. When surveyed, 82.5% of the individuals that had an in-office
When you think about the fun places that you liked to go as a child, there are probably quite a few that come to mind. Parks, family vacations, even the store. But it is very unlikely that anyone has fond memories of going to the dentist. In fact, it is probably pretty rare to hear of an adult looking forward to a dental appointment. A lot of this has to do with the discomfort of having someone digging around in your mouth, or the memories of pain associated with the dentist, as many people have had to deal with cavities, fillings, braces, and other painful events. But it does not have to be this way, and many pediatric dentists are doing what they can to remedy this general perspective.
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