The Importance of a Healthy Smile

Did you know that your smile can link to your confidence level? Having a beautiful white smile means that you have healthy teeth and gums; it also can give your self-esteem a boost. When you have a smile that you love it means that you smile more often. This not only improves your mood but makes you appear more confident in what you are doing and also more approachable and friendly. When you smile, people are more likely to view you as being more sociable and trustworthy.

When you are unhappy with your smile, it can give you the look of not being sincere or genuine. Some people may lose their confidence because they are unhappy with their smile. There are many reasons that people are unhappy with their smile, one of the most common reasons is the color of their teeth. Many people feel that their teeth are not white enough, or that they do not look like they used to. Fortunately, there are many fixes to make your smile the best it can be.  To learn more about why having a healthy smile is a great confidence builder visit here

The first step to a healthy smile is talking to your dentist. Dr. Lavi and his Los Angeles and Studio practice can offer the best in site into what would be the best steps to begin the process towards a more confident smile. Call our office at (213)-623-2212 or visit  to set up an appointment with us. We look forward to helping you start the journey to a beautiful and healthy smile!


5 Surprising Things Damaging Your Teeth

What do you think of when you think of things that can harm your teeth? Perhaps you thought of candy, soda, and things high in sugar. There are many different things that can damage your healthy teeth and some can be very surprising. Swimming for example can damage your teeth. The Chlorine in the water can cause the enamel to wear away which is like removing the protective covering for your tooth.  Even brushing your teeth can be bad. If you over brush your teeth you can wear away the enamel. Over brushing is considered brushing more than three times a day, or brushing with too much pressure on the toothbrush.

So what can you do to protect your teeth? Doing more research into what can harm your teeth is a good start. Knowing most of the culprits including the surprising ones in the article is a great way to start. Ask your doctor if you have any questions about what can harm your teeth and be aware of how you treat them.

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