Study: 58% Of People More Likely To Be Hired After Tooth Whitening.
On its website, Valet Magazine (12/17) reports that according to a recent study commissioned by Match.com, good teeth are what women "judge men on most" when first considering a romantic relationship, while independent research firm Kelton Research "found that 58% of a study's participants were more likely to be hired and 53% received larger salary offers after their teeth had been whitened." Citing the advice of dentists, the article goes on to advise on methods to whiten teeth, including visiting the dentist for a professional whitening treatment.
Dentist May Be Able To Identify Certain Health Issues.
The Yahoo! News (12/17, Tedesco) "Health" blog reports on the five "scary health conditions" a visit to the dentist may identify. The article points out that "the state of your smile may shine a light on the rest of your body - sometimes even before other symptoms show up." Those ailments a dentist may be able to identify include pregnancy, diabetes, heart disease, dementia, osteoporosis, and acid reflux disease.