Smiling Speaks to People

Literature is replete with iconic phrases about the benefits of a smile. “Smile and the world smiles with you. A smile is an inexpensive way to change your looks, or you’re never fully dressed without a smile.” If there is such a thing as a universal expression of happiness, it is a smile. A single smile is a non-threatening charming way to tell a person he’s safe and accepted.

A beautiful smile

smile with tooth brushAs beautiful as a smile can be, nothing mars that beauty liked crooked, chipped, or missing teeth. A beautiful smile is nothing without a good looking pair of teeth. Unless the teeth are beyond repair, the restoration of your smile can easily be done by a competent orthodontist. An orthodontist is not just a dentist. He is a dental specialist whose work traditionally and specifically deals with correcting misaligned teeth and jaws. His services are sought after by those with medical as well as cosmetic dental problems.


The best known and perhaps the most effective weapon in an orthodontist’s arsenal is braces. Braces are devices used by an orthodontist to align and straighten teeth and to correct dental problems. They help position teeth with regards to a person’s bite. Braces are often associated with children, but they are becoming more and more popular with adults.


Invisalign is the kind of aligner most popular with adults because it is clear in appearance and a lot more comfortable. There are several other reasons for the popularity of Invisalign:

  • They allow you to eat whatever foods you like
  • They let you remove the device when you want to
  • They allow you to brush and floss your teeth normally
  • They don’t require regular maintenance visits to the dental office
  • They are not as expensive as metal retainers

A beautiful smile may very well begin in the office of a professional and skilled dental professional. If you want to see the difference a beautiful smile can make, take your worn out one to a dentist and follow his advice about your particular smile’s needs. Then you’ll understand why “a smile makes anyone more attractive.” Call us today for a consultation.


Nease and Higginbotham Orthodontics
2455 E. Main Street
SC 29307
Phone: (864) 579-7700

Smiling Speaks to People

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