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Working with a cosmetic dentist in Indianapolis, you can boost your professional image

Image is an important factor for professionals all around the world. The way we look affects how we present ourselves, and the way we are perceived by others. When we feel good about our image, we are more likely to present ourselves confidently when we interact in both social and professional settings. In the professional setting, this confidence works to our advantage, creating more success in meetings, presentations, and interviews. When we break down our overall image, we can see that the smile is center stage. In fact, our smile largely defines our appearance, which can be good news. Working with your cosmetic dentist in Indianapolis, you can design your best smile. 

Whether we meet socially or professionally, we have less than a minute in which to make our first impression. Naturally, we speak only a few syllables in this period, which leaves most of the communicating to take place through our smile. Typically, our smile is the first thing others will notice about us, and the feature they will remember. 

According to results of independent research reported by Beall Research and Training, our smiles really do say a lot about us, and can make or break first impressions. Respondents to the Beall poll reported perceiving an attractive smile as a sign of:

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In a separate survey conducted with potential employers, a poll discovered that appearance is a primary factor in the success, or lack thereof, in the interview process. Employers reported rejecting applicants based on appearance, even more often than for reasons such as bad attitude or tardiness. Study results of a Fairleigh Dickinson University study are even more dramatic, indicating that starting salaries for “attractive” applicants are upwards of 20 percent higher than their “average” counterparts. 

When we seek to climb the corporate ladder, others’ perceptions of us really do matter. Most important, however, is how we feel about ourselves. When you enter your place of work or business, a boardroom, or a lunch meeting, you want to feel confident, and carry yourself with this demeanor. If you feel self-conscious about your smile, consider what cosmetic dental treatment can do to elevate your confidence. 

The team at Washington Street Dentistry offers a number of solutions to remove stains, correct gaps, or otherwise perfect your smile. Contact us today to schedule your consultation for smile enhancement.

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A graduate from the University of Kentucky, Dr. M Church has an extensive amount of skill and expertise in the field of professional dentistry. With over 20 years of experience, he is a firm believer in providing his patients with the best possible care for their dental concerns. Whilst being educated and experienced in a multitude of dental services, Dr. Church is particularly proficient in the areas involving Invisalign, for which he is a certified provider, cosmetic dental services, and dental implants.

Dr. Church invests both time and resources in educating and maintaining his standard of quality in terms of his service. He undertook and graduated from the Misch International Implant Institute Surgical Program and maintains active membership with the American College of Oral Implantology. He is a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.


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