ASSESSING YOUR OWN SMILE

So many times we hear how your smile affects your confidence, and can greatly influence the quality of your interactions with others. Many people hold back from laughing, smiling or having a photograph taken because they are uncomfortable about their appearance when they do. The following questions are designed to honestly appraise your smile. Go to a mirror, smile as wide as you can, and ask yourself the following questions:

Are any of your teeth yellow, stained or somewhat discolored?

Yes    No

Would you like your teeth to be whiter?

Yes    No

Do you have any gaps or spaces between your teeth?

Yes    No

Are any of your teeth turned, crooked, or uneven?

Yes    No

Do you have any missing teeth?

Yes    No

Are the edges of any teeth worn down, chipped or uneven?

Yes    No

Do any of your teeth appear too small, short, too large or long?

Yes    No

Do you have any existing dental work that appears unnatural?

Yes    No

Do you have any crowns or bridges that appear dark at the edge of your gums?

Yes    No

Do you have any silver (mercury) fillings?

Yes    No

Do you have a “gummy” smile (too much of your gums show when smiling)?

Yes    No

Are your gums red, sore, puffy, bleeding or receded?

Yes    No

Does the appearance of your smile stop you from laughing or smiling?

Yes    No

Are you self-conscious about your teeth or smile?

Yes    No

Would you like to change anything about the appearance of your teeth or smile?

If you answered YES to ANY of the questions above, there are often several alternatives to improve your teeth and smile. If you would like to discuss your alternatives call us on 0151 65 910 65. We can arrange a very relaxed FREE consultation on the sofa with Suzy.

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