The Connection Between A Beautiful Smile and Self Esteem

July 17, 2022

There are many articles about the benefits of orthodontics as it relates to increased self-esteem among children. We know that a child’s smile can profoundly affect self esteem and even impact their social skills. Confidence enhances motivation, allows them to explore new experiences, and even helps them resist peer pressure.

Of course a beautiful smile isn’t the only factor contributing to your tween’s confidence, but research shows that it absolutely helps.  However, not much attention is paid to maximizing self-esteem throughout the orthodontic experienceThat’s where I focus much of my energy. When a child comes to King Orthodontics for treatment, they leave my office feeling good about themselves. That’s my mission. My team and I always create magnificent smiles, but we also make sure that our patients build confidence throughout treatment. I design treatment plans that tweens can be successful with.

All children are unique, and the treatment chosen has to work with that child's personality. I also prioritize spending time with my patients. I’m genuinely interested in what is going on in each child's life and they know it. Above all, I am there for kids with questions and support when they’re getting used to orthodontic treatment, and beyond.

Come by and meet me, Dr. Sam King, and the entire staff to see what we mean. Click below to schedule a complimentary consultation!


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