A smile can go a long way. It can start a friendship, dissolve an argument and spread happiness. Scientific research has shown that smiling, or just seeing a smile, is contagious and can stimulate happy thoughts, even if you’re not feeling particularly joyful at the time.
For many people, a smile is the first thing they notice about another person. Whether that’s because they’re greeted with one that is warm, friendly and makes them feel immediately at ease, or they are faced with one that is forced (or even no smile at all) – leaving them feeling on edge and uncomfortable. A lot can be said for the way we smile and greet other people, especially during an initial impression.
Most people are aware of the negative effects of smoking. It can lead to serious medical conditions and even chronic diseases such as lung cancer. However, there’s another side effect of smoking that doesn’t get as much attention, and that’s the toll it takes on your dental health.