Does Clinton or Trump Have a Presidential Smile?

clinton-trump-presidential-smileLast night’s first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump may have left Americans with more questions than answers, but one thing is for sure: Their mouths were center stage. From grimaces to smiles, arguments to compliments, the nation was watching the sources of all the words, jargon, insults, and statistics. When you’re in the spotlight in your personal or professional life, the same holds true – your teeth and smile, whether you like it or not, speak volumes about you. Is your oral health ready for the hot seat? Or are you in desperate need of a smile makeover?Read more

Smile, Though Your Heart Is Aching

angelina jolie smile makeoverThe time has come: Angelina Jolie has filed for divorce from Brad Pitt. In entertainment news, this is just another drop in the bucket. In real life, this is a crisis moment for the couple who will be expected to put on brave faces through the midst of their personal upheaval. While you may not find much to relate to the Jolie-Pitts about, there are no doubt circumstances in your life that have and will cause you to keep a smile on your face, even when your heart is aching. Make sure that smile is ready.Read more

5 Reasons a Smile Makeover Is Better Than New York Fashion Week

#NYFW Smile makeoverThe focus is obviously on clothing during New York Fashion Week. But even though models stomp the runways with serious, close-mouthed expressions, and fellow fashion-show goers judge you on your attire, teeth matter. Your smile is an important accessory to your designer duds or secondhand finds. Whether it’s Fashion Week or an uneventful week, living in Manhattan requires the right look, and your teeth are part of that equation.Read more

Cheat Sheet to Cosmetic Dentistry 101

cosmetic dentistry 101Whether you are standing at the front of the classroom, sitting behind a desk, or getting your study on in the comfort of your own home, there is always time to focus on your oral health. Getting prepared for another year of learning often comes with purchasing new school supplies, fresh pieces for your wardrobe, and updated equipment, but you might be surprised to know just how big of an impact a new smile can have on your education. Boost your confidence, self-worth, and educational pursuits with a smile makeover. Here is your cheat sheet to Cosmetic Dentistry 101.Read more

Do Selfie-Lovers Have Better Oral Health?

Selfies and oral healthPeople who have a habit of taking selfies have been labeled as narcissists, while other lovers of self-portraits have been involved in car crashes and pedestrian accidents thanks to a high level of distraction. If you’re in the safety of your own bathroom, however, selfie fever could be a good thing. According to a new study, there may be an upside to taking a video of yourself while brushing your teeth: You could improve your oral health.Read more

The ABCs of a Smile Makeover

Back to school smile makeoverIt’s back-to-school season, when grown-ups are on the hunt for pencils, notebooks, and creative lunch box ideas for their kids. You want your children to be the best versions of themselves, but what about you? You don’t have to be in college, grad school, or taking a continuing education class to learn something new and important. August and September are an ideal time of year for adults to educate themselves about self-improvement and smile makeovers and take action to become a smarter-looking you.Read more

Changing Careers? Add a Smile Makeover to Your Resume First

smile makeover for your careerLet’s face it: Looks matter. We are a looks-obsessed society. And it doesn’t matter if you’re a socialite, a Kardashian, a stockbroker, a model, a salesperson, or a teacher, how your teeth look will impact your level of success in life, especially when you live or work in Manhattan. A smile makeover can catapult you into a new echelon of your career.Read more

5 Summer Foods and Drinks That Can Stain Your Teeth

Stained teethOne of the biggest complaints people have about their teeth is that they look old. They’re stained, brown, yellow, and simply appear unhealthy. Summertime accentuates this problem. When the weather is warm, all you want to do is look and feel your best – clean and energized and healthy. But stained teeth do not portray that picture. And what you’re eating and drinking could be the reasons why.Read more

Olympic-Size Smiles (and Some That Need a Smile Makeover)

Michael Phelps teethThe upcoming Summer Olympics in Rio have plenty of controversy surrounding them, but one thing is for certain, the country will host the most talented athletes in the world. Some of them will be smiling widely when they win Olympic gold, but those who aren’t smiling are not always the ones who come up short on the medal count – they may simply be the people who aren’t proud of their smiles, and who absolutely don’t want their broken-down smile preserved in photographic sports history.Read more