Dr. Imaney Ahmad, DMD Dentist in Herndon VA

What Are Your Teeth Saying About You and Your Health?

October 16, 2020
Posted By: ToothDocDental

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You’re standing in front of your bathroom mirror with your teeth bared like a wolf; if only your teeth were whiter or your tooth hadn’t chipped, with the other half falling into the cereal bowl. A near-perfect dentition would definitely make you feel more confident and allow you smile a little more during group selfies.

Well, there are at least 101 dental-related illnesses and problems that prevent most people from being super-confident of their smile and dentition. Some of those defects are more popular than the others, and we'd be looking at the most notorious duo; Their causes and how we contain them. 

The Two Most Common Dental Problems and How We Can Help You Fix Them.

  1. Chipped Tooth: This is the most common dental injury. Anything from a serious accident to casually chewing your food in anger can cause a chipped tooth. This can be very disturbing, and we understand how that feels; that’s why we have established a lineup of procedures to return your smile; from recommending a crown to undergoing a root canal. You can rest assured that this menace would be handled in no time, as we have a team of dentists that guarantee you the best root canal in Herndon, VA.

  2. Stain Teeth: This should have been number one. Eight out of every ten people suffer from stained teeth. It's that bad. The causes of stained teeth boil down to what we eat and drink. If it can stain your shirt, it'd most likely be able to stain your teeth. You have a couple of options that you could try to get rid of the stains on your teeth. The first would be to get teeth whitening pastes, which only clean stains on the surface level, the second would e to bleach your teeth yourself, and the last and get a teeth whitening done for you at a dental clinic. We offer the best tooth whitening in Herndon, VA, and can assure you of sparkling white teeth after your visit.

Now that we know the most common dental defects that prevent most people from smiling. Let's have a look at the health benefits of smiling.

Three Health Benefits Of Smiling

  1. Reduces Stress: When you smile, your brain releases a bunch of molecules and neurotransmitters, some of which are neuropeptides, serotonin, and endorphins. These neurotransmitters act as a mild pain reliever and antidepressant. So if you’re having a stressful day, smile.

  2. Look Attractive: Two experiments carried out by researchers in Switzerland revealed that; the stronger a smile was, the more attractive people found the person behind the smile. Smiling not only helps you look more attractive but makes you look warmer and approachable. 

  3. Improve Mood: Studies have shown that the simple act of smiling can help lift your spirits and improve your overall mood. It has been proven by researchers that a smile can trick your brain into feeling happy. So the next time you’re all tensed up, take a deep breath and smile.

At our dentistry, we understand that healthy white teeth are not just good for selfies and that they have a huge effect on you as a person. We take pride in our team, who are the brains behind the best dental implants in Herndon, VA, and would love to help you become the most confident version of yourself.


You can get our FREE TEETH WHITENING FOR LIFE plan when you make and keep your appointment for a new patient exam, X-ray, and cleaning. If that sounds good to you, contact our office today to schedule an appointment. 

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