Having a whiter smile is often associated with youth and good health, and many people who have successful teeth whitening in London, at Dr Chan’s Smile Studio leave the surgery feeling as if the years have slipped away. It can be an enormous boost self-confidence and self-esteem, and can be perfect if there is a special event coming up, or if you are due to meet up with friends or family you haven’t seen for a while. It might give you the edge during job interviews, as you will feel better about yourself, and having teeth whitening in London can help you make a positive first impression on people. It is a sobering thought that we have just a few seconds to make that vital first impression on others.
Studies into How a Better Smile Boosts Self-Confidence
The evidence for all this is pretty compelling. Last year the University Of Leeds Institute Of Psychological Sciences conducted a study into the effects the appearance of teeth can have on how others perceive us. The study used photographs of models whose teeth had been digitally manipulated. The results were not a big surprise, as they showed people found yellowish teeth less attractive in both men and women, but the state of women’s teeth was found to be particularly important. This is through to be due to the fact that they are used to help judge a woman’s age and her state of health. However the photos of teeth that were artificially white were also deemed to be less attractive than a more natural shade.
Another American study looked at how participants were viewed on first dates and during job interviews before and after teeth whitening treatments. After their teeth had been whitened they were perceived as being more outgoing and confident, were viewed as being more hirable by potential employers, some of whom were more willing to offer higher salaries to applicants with whiter teeth. However this particular study was carried out by an independent research group on behalf of one of the dental companies!
A Great Smile is Contagious
Even so, safely whitening your teeth at Dr Chan’s Smile Studio in London could be all that is needed to help improve your self-image as the better you feel about the way you look the better you feel about yourself. According to a rather famous song, when you’re smiling the whole world smiles with you, something that is undeniably true. Even better, the mere act of smiling can be a mood booster, and it is definitely contagious.
Reasons as to why teeth darken can vary. Some people just have teeth that are naturally darker, while some people’s teeth can change colour due to other, external influences. This is why it is so important to have a proper check-up beforehand from an experienced dentist like Dr Wyman Chan. He will be able to let you know why your teeth have become darker, and if they will respond well to teeth whitening in London. For instance dental fluorosis may not respond so well to bleaching. Luckily most people who receive a clean bill of health will be able to safely use one of his carefully developed and researched whitening systems.