Surprisingly bad grammer is a worse turn off than bad teeth but bad teeth still ranks as the number two deal beaker if you’re trying to find a date! Match.com conducted a survey trying to see what the wost deal breakers ar, read it below.
Looking for Mr. or Mrs. Right?
Your best bet is to put your money where your mouth is, literally.
Turns out, bad teeth can be a major turn off for anyone who is looking for love. In fact, a not-quite-so-killer smile is second only to bad grammar when it comes to dater’s list of deal breakers, according to a national poll of almost 5,500 unattached adults aged 21 and older. The survey was conducted by MarketTools Inc. for the Internet dating site Match.com.
Nancy Rosen, DMD, a cosmetic dentist in New York City, says that many a lonely heart will seek her services so that they can get back out there and find their ideal mate. “One of the first things people notice in the opposite sex is their smile,” she says. “I have had many patients have cosmetic work done ‘to land a spouse’.”
The fix can be easy-breezy or complicated based on the person’s current smile, oral health status, and aesthetic goals.“The quickest and easiest way to fix a smile is to whiten the teeth,” she says. “If someone wants to straighten their teeth, I would suggest Invisalign.” These clear custom-made trays gradually help align crooked teeth. Clear braces or traditional rail road track ones are also growing in popularity among the adult sect.
Other options include veneers or thin shells that cover the front side of teeth. They can mask stains, fill gaps between teeth, and gloss over chips. “Implants are for people who are missing teeth,” she says.
, says you don’t get a second chance to make a first impression—and first impressions are all about the smile. He is a dentist in private practice in New York City….More at No. 1 Dating Turn Off – Bad Teeth
So even if you have really bad teeth, you still have options for fixing your smile. The advances in dentistry can whiten yellow teeth, straighten crooked teeth and even replace missing teeth. Just remember that the longer you wait to get your teeth fixed the more painful and expensive it’s probably going to be.