A recent survey by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry found that people believe that an attractive smile makes a positive difference in how a person is perceived.

  • 92% of adults agreed that a beautiful smile is an important social asset
  • 88% say they remember a person with an exceptionally attractive smile
  • 85% say that an unattractive smile makes someone less appealing to others
  • 75% say that an unattractive smile can negatively influence a person’s career


Many people have things they don’t like about their smile. Sometimes people won’t show their teeth in pictures and even keep their hands over their mouth when speaking. Yet many of these problems can be easily corrected by cosmetic dentistry. So take heart if you have been feeling embarrassed about your smile, the solution may be simple and easy!

If you would like any more information about your smile, or if you have any other dental health concerns, please feel free to contact us for free advice and help on 01 4542022, or by email at info@portobellodental.com; our Dublin dentist would be happy to help!

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