I stopped smiling so long ago that I couldn’t even remember the last time that I did it. I read somewhere that smiling really does help boost your mood. So, when I stopped doing it, I could definitely tell that my mood in general matched the continous dour look on my face. But I missed it. I wanted to have pretty teeth once again, so I searched for an excellent cosmetic dentist in Denver so that I could talk to him about the sitaution and find out how he could help me.
I was always one of those people who heard, “You should smile more” or “You’re so much prettier when you smile.” People don’t think through some of the things they say sometimes. It’s very much akin to someone asking you if you’re pregnant, when you’re not. It’s also very close to “You look so tired today.” Gee, thanks! Every time people said something about what I wasn’t doing with my own mouth, it made me feel very self conscious and my self-esteem took a dive. Continue reading