How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Restore Your Confidence

How does your smile affect your confidence? Do you feel on top of the world when you flash your pearly whites? Or do you make an effort to smile in a way that conceals most of your teeth because you’re embarrassed by their appearance? Cosmetic issues are common in dental health, and given the influence your smile has on your overall image, such issues can have a significant impact on your confidence. By focusing on your smile’s aesthetic needs, cosmetic dentistry can soften that impact, or eliminate it altogether, to help you restore your confidence.

What Constitutes Cosmetic Dentistry?

The line between cosmetic issues and dental health issues isn’t always a solid one. Things that affect the health of your teeth and gums can also affect their appearance. The goal of cosmetic dentistry is to bring out your smile’s natural beauty without taking away from, and sometimes actively improving, your dental health. For instance, porcelain veneers, which are bonded to the fronts of your teeth, can help improve your bite’s balance as well as correct a multitude of cosmetic blemishes. After a comprehensive consultation, we’ll help you decide which conservative cosmetic treatment is best for you, such as;

The Value of a Smile

So how exactly can a beautiful, confident smile benefit you? Besides the instinctual fact that smiling makes you seem more attractive and approachable, studies have also shown that a warm and easy smile can;

  • Uplift your mood, as well as the moods of those around you
  • Help you stay positive, even well you’re not feeling jovial
  • Boost your immune system by reducing stress
  • Make those around you smile in return, spreading the joys and benefits of smiling


As a native Texan, Gregory Wright, DDS, opened his private practice in Southlake, TX in 1992. He and Dr. Victoria Heron are happily accepting new patients from Southlake, Grapevine, Keller, Trophy Club, Colleyville, and all surrounding communities. To learn more, call our office today at (817) 481-7999.