Teeth MatterResearch conducted by Invisalign recently demonstrated the importance of straight, attractive smiles, when it comes to the way people perceive us. AFter surveying more than 1,000 people, researchers demonstrated that Americans associate straight teeth with happiness, success and hireability. Additionally, the study demonstrated the following:
- Around 33 percent of respondents said they always notice teeth first when meeting new people, with about 25 percent saying teeth are the number one thing they think of when they remember someone.
- People with straight smiles are 21 percent more likely to be viewed as happy, 47 percent more likely to be seen as healthy and 38 percent more likely to be viewed as smart.
- People who have straight smiles are also 58 percent more likely to be perceived as wealthy and/or successful.