How to Nail First Impressions: Advice from Apple Guru

Good Dental Health Is a Career Investment

First impressions are one of the most important and enduring interactions we experience when starting new relationships.  This study showed that people decide on your trustworthiness in a tenth of a second.

Guy Kawasaki, one of the original Apple employees who oversaw marketing the Macintosh, said this about first impressions:

“If you want to make a good first impression, smile at people. What does it cost to smile? Nothing. What does it cost not to smile? Everything, if not smiling prevents you from enchanting people.”

Your smile is incredibly important to crafting a charismatic first impression, the kind that leads to friendship and trust. The way your teeth look mirrors your overall health.  Because so many of the risk factors that contribute to poor overall health also contribute to poor oral health, looking in someone’s mouth is a great way to see how healthy they are.  Smiling is how we show our mouth

Without taking care of your teeth, you’ll never be able to have a good smile.  Taking care of your teeth means brushing them twice a day for two minutes, flossing, and avoiding foods that are acidic or give you heartburn.  But beyond that, it’s also important to have good dental care.  Sometimes, no matter how well you take care of your teeth, you can still get a cavity, a chipped tooth, or a misaligned bite that no amount of brushing or flossing will fix.  Having a dentist in place and the option to see a specialist if needed can resolve whatever issues life throws at your teeth.  Also, the preventative care that dentists provide reduces your risk of developing new problems with your teeth.

Dental insurance is essential to making sure you can get all the care you need to maintain a great smile and keep making fantastic first impressions, without paying through the nose.  TDA offers insurance plans that give you wide coverage and broad options as you choose a dentist that works for you.  TDA’s DHMO plan (Dental Health Maintenance Organization) is specially targeted towards providing affordable care while giving you access to a provider network of 3000 access points, all in Arizona.

Good dental insurance is an investment in your personal brand.  It’s a business decision as much as it is a health or lifestyle choice.  If you live in Arizona or Utah, TDA’s DHMO plan gives you nearly universal options, giving you access to 70% of the general and specialist dental practices in the state.  It’s also much more cost effective than a PPO plan, without the disadvantage of being limited by the dentists you can see and still get coverage.  So that you can smile confidently, develop trust, and encourage friendship from the second you meet someone.  TDA has been helping people get complete, affordable coverage since 1995, and is currently providing tens of thousands of happy customers with unequaled service.

Click this link to find out how you can get the insurance you need to have a better smile.