We’d all like to believe we were hired for our brains, our passion for the job, and because we were the best fit all around. Unfortunately, that’s not always true. Everyone at my St. Joseph dental office wants you to know that, while it may sound incredibly superficial, the way you look can affect your ability to get a job or advance your career.
What’s in a Smile?
According to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), nearly 75% of all Americans believe an unattractive smile can negatively affect professional advancement. That makes your grin quite a powerful tool. A smile can say, or at least allude to, a lot about who you are. What’s your’s saying about you?
Your Smile vs. Your Clothes
The main thing that can make a difference in a job interview is, in fact, your smile. It’s unfortunate, but it’s also true. The research doesn’t lie. Around 75% of Americans are more likely to trust those with attractive smiles than those who wear fancy clothes or drive expensive cars. And when you’re talking about landing a job, you need to convince the hiring manager that you’re trustworthy. Is your smile saying that?
You Can Fix It
If your smile is lying about you and your ability to be an awesome employee, it’s time to consider fixing it. With the advancements in dental technology, there are plenty of treatments available, and there’s one just for you. Some of those options include:
If it’s time to explore getting the smile that tells the truth about you, give my St. Joseph dental office a call. We’ll conduct an initial exam, get to know you as a person, and discuss what you’d like your smile to look like. We will then work together to determine the best treatment for you and be with you every step of the way. Don’t keep your smile, or your career, waiting. Call us today!
Accepting patients from St. Joseph, Kalamazoo, South Bend.