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Orthodontist Miami Boosts Self Confidence with Invisalign and Braces

Children, teens, and adults alike have a universal need to feel like they belong and fit in whether it be in school, socially, or in the work force.  To do so, self-esteem plays an important role in building self-confidence and a beautiful smile goes a long way building both.During impressionable years, kids and teens tend to want to blend in and be more like their peers.  As they mature and become more self-confident, they better understand the power of a great smile.  A nice smile displays confidence, shows friends and peers you like and enjoy their company, and provides a tool to succeed in life.  Those who are unhappy with the look of their teeth have a tendency to smile less and often aren’t as outgoing.Dale Carnegie devoted an entire chapter of his book, “How to Win Friends and Influence People” to the significance of having a nice smile.  When teeth are unattractive due to lack of good oral hygiene or an orthodontic problem such as crowding, spacing or a skeletal jaw discrepancy, many individuals are too self-conscious to put themselves out there.  It impairs their ability to fit in socially and studies show it can affect one’s ability to succeed in the work force, which in turn reduces long term earning ability.You are never too old to undergo orthodontic treatment and we’ve treated patients as old as 85 years old in our practice…and they loved having braces Continue reading

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