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5 Benefits of Smiling. Do It More Often.

Smiling is something that we do naturally when we pose for a picture or see someone that we are close with. We smile all the time and for good reason.

It is important for you to keep your teeth and gums happy and healthy, so you have a great smile.

Did you know there are benefits to smiling? Hopefully, this information will encourage you to smile more today and every day.

Benefit #1: Instantly gets you in a better mood

Smiling will instantly help you get in a better mood because it will trigger a release of neurotransmitters in your brain that will automatically make you feel better.

Benefit #2: Helps reduce your stress levels

The chemicals released from your brain when you smile will help you reduce your stress levels. If you find yourself in stressful situations then smile. It will help lower your blood pressure and reduce your heart rate back to normal. Take a moment to breathe and smile to help you feel more relaxed.

Benefit #3: Spread the joy with a smile

A smile can lighten up a room and you can make a stranger’s day by just smiling at them. Smiling is contagious. Be sure to smile often and it doesn’t matter where you are, just do it! It will make the world a happier place.

Benefit #4: Makes you look younger

Every time you smile, it lifts the muscles in your face. Smile throughout the day and help exercise your face muscle to keep you looking and feeling young!

Benefit #5: Boosts your confidence

People are often drawn to happy people because they are seen as being confident, relaxed, warm and welcoming compared to those who don’t smile. This can have a huge impact on your personal and professional relationships. Smile often and notice the difference. Do people treat you differently?

Keep your great smile by practicing a proper daily dental hygiene routine, visiting your dentist every six months for a check-up, getting cleanings, and changing your toothbrush every 3 months or so.

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