The Power of a Smile: What’s Holding You Back?

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O'Fallon IL Smile MakeoversDo you know the power behind a smile? Studies have shown the remarkable impact that a smile can have on your personal well-being, your social acceptance, your health and so much more. In fact, social scientists have uncovered research studies that show that genuine smiles help you deal with negative emotions better, recover from grief more easily and be happier overall. Smiles portray positivity and warmth and can even boost your immune system and lower your stress levels. So what is holding you back from smiling more and gaining these powerful benefits? For many, it is the way their smile looks that makes them smile less or even hide their smile.

If you aren’t tapping into the power of your smile due to teeth imperfections, cosmetic dentistry can help. It may not be as time-consuming, painful or costly as you may think. In fact, a large majority of cosmetic dental procedures can be performed in 1 to 2 office visits. With the use of sedation dentistry and modern office amenities, your smile enhancement can feel more like a trip to the spa than the dentist. (more…)

Have You Considered Cosmetic Dentistry?

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We often have no problem investing money at the mall or hair salon to improve our appearance, so why should we overlook one of our most prominent features – our smile. If you think cosmetic dentistry is only for those that want an expensive full smile makeover, think again. There is a full range of cosmetic dental services tailored to meet your needs and budget. Services range from teeth whitening and dental bonding to porcelain veneers and clear orthodontics. It is important to realize that not only can cosmetic dental service improve the aesthetics of your smile, it can also restore its proper function as well. Considering your options in cosmetic dentistry may just have you reaching for the phone to book your new smile consultation. Dr. Sarah Thompson of Soft Touch Dentistry is a highly skilled cosmetic dentist who can help you determine which procedures are best for your needs and goals. Here are a few popular procedures to consider.
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