A Few Great Benefits to Smiling More

A Few Great Benefits to Smiling More

There’s no doubt about it — smiling feels great! It feels even better when you’re proud of your smile, and John S. Walker DMD is proud to offer a number of orthodontic treatments designed to give you the smile you’ve always wanted. But did you know there are more benefits to smiling than just feeling great? Learn more below, then reach out to schedule an appointment today.

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Smiling Can Boost Your Immune System

When you smile, the muscles in your face stimulate your brain to release neuropeptides that fight off stress. These neuropeptides help to improve your mood and can also help to increase your overall immunity. Who would have thought smiling could benefit our bodies in such a wonderful way?

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Keep Yourself Looking Young

Want to instantly look younger? When you smile, your facial muscles lift the skin around your eyes and mouth. This can help to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and can give you a more youthful appearance.

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Give Your Mood a Boost

Did you know that the brain releases feel-good chemicals called endorphins when you smile?. Endorphins have been shown to improve mood, reduce stress, and even help to manage pain. So next time you’re feeling down, try flashing a smile — it could make a big difference to how you’re feeling.

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Spread the Joy!

Have you ever noticed that when you see someone smiling, you can’t help but smile yourself? This is because smiling is contagious. When we see someone smiling, it triggers the same muscles in our own face. So why not spread some happiness and start smiling more often?

Want straight teeth? Interested in giving your smile a makeover? It’s important to choose an orthodontist you trust, and John S. Walker DMD specializes in orthodontic treatments to help you feel like the best version of yourself. Schedule your appointment today!

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