Can Missing Teeth Hinder Our Careers?

January 27, 2020

Do you want a more beautiful, confident smile? Then keep reading. I think you will be interested, but first, let’s look at this question.

Can missing teeth hinder our careers?

Imagine that you are an employer and that you are interviewing these two applicants in the following photos.

Applicant 1

Applicant 2

Which version of me would you choose to employ?

Imagine at the interview, would you assess these two people the same? Would you equally want either candidate representing your company?

Remember, they are groomed the same, they have the same education and experience and it is the same person underneath the smile, with the same intelligence.

They have the same personality – or would they? Would both versions of me have the same confidence? I doubt it.

“74% of adults believe that an unattractive smile can hinder career success”

The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry 2004 Study.


A smile has power.

Yes, losing teeth can affect your psychological well-being, your relationships, and your career.

If you have missing teeth and want to be successful in your career, then you are going to want to learn more. 

By Dr. Andrea Ubhi



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