The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (or AACD) conducted a survey in 2007 in which they had participants look at before and after photos concerning dental health. The before photos depicted people with teeth that were slightly yellow, chipped, crooked, and so on. Then, they showed images of teeth that were fixed. Participants later rated the people based on their impressions of them and the numbers were telling. Every category increased in the perception of the fixed teeth photos. For example, the participants assumed the people with cosmetic dentistry to be 28% more attractiveness and 20% richer.
These numbers show that people judge you differently by the look of your teeth. Y Continue reading