Smile can brighten up someone’s day and it might be the best impression that you could give. That’s why you should always be fixing your teeth as much as possible.
Studies have shown that teeth are one of the standout features people remember when first meeting someone.
In a study that Kelton Research developed, they found “Americans perceive people with straight teeth to have more desirable qualities than those with crooked teeth.
It includes attributes such as being happy, surrounded by loved ones, and professionally successful.”
The solution to a brighter and more confident set of whites may seem easy – but not for some. Medicaid, the federal-state health insurance program in the U.S, barely covers most dental-related costs.
For the people to understand the full scope of this issue, Jon Torsch shared a thread on Twitter on how much lack of access to dental care had affected his life and others.
By sharing his experience, political organizer Jon Torsch brought to Twitter why dental care should be included in all federal-state healthcare insurance programs.
Torsch included old photos in the thread to highlight his point
He also shared an image of his new and improved version of his grin
Industry statistics reported that approximately 23 percent of Americans have no dental coverage, which interprets to about 74 million people in the U.S – because of its cost.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported more than a third of American adults who haven’t seen a dental professional in the past year.
The American Dental Association also found 40 percent of adults who didn’t visit a dentist in the past year because of cost.
People agreed with his point and even shared their own stories.