Oral Health and Genetic Risk Factors

How to enhance your appearance

A hectic daily schedule and an endless list of errands can often result in people neglecting their own well-being, including their physical appearance. Whilst looking a bit dishevelled certainly isn't the end of the world,  it can negatively affect your confidence levels which in turn can impact the way that you interact with others and your overall sense of happiness. If you'd like to put a bit more effort into your appearance but aren't sure where to begin, here are a few tips which will help you to look your best once again.

Improve your smile

One of the first things that many people notice when they meet someone new is their smile. The condition of your teeth can have a dramatic impact not only on your health, but also on how you look; crooked, discoloured, or chipped teeth can make you feel self-conscious and therefore less inclined to speak or laugh, whilst missing teeth can actually change the shape of your face. Establishing a more rigorous and consistent dental hygiene routine will go a long way towards enhancing your smile; however more dramatic improvements can be made by visiting a cosmetic dentist for treatments such as veneers and teeth whitening. If your main issue is missing teeth however, it's best to go to a specialist denture clinic where you can obtain custom-made dentures to correct this problem.

Consult a stylist

If you find yourself staring into a sea of unsuitable clothes each morning and you rarely feel comfortable with your outfit choices, you might want to consider investing in the services of a stylist. They can help you to purge your existing wardrobe of items that no longer suit your body shape or lifestyle and can assist you with purchasing some new pieces which will make you look and feel your absolute best.

If your budget doesn't allow for this type of service, visit some department stores in your local area that offer free personal shoppers; they can provide a similar service to that of a stylist, offering you advice on which colours and styles of clothing would look good on you.

Focus on health

Your internal health is reflected in your face and body; even the most glamorous of outfits will not disguise the dull complexion, dry hair and general lack of vitality caused by a sedentary lifestyle and a nutrient-deficient diet. As such, if you want to enhance your appearance, it's a good idea to take some steps to improve your overall health. You don't have to do anything drastic; juice cleanses and daily gym sessions aren't sustainable for most people. Small actions, such as adding a few extra portions of vegetables to your meals and going for a 30-minute brisk walk a few times a week will leave your skin glowing, your hair shining and your figure trim.