Posted on: 29 October 2016
When we come into money in middle age, it can be more of a curse than a blessing. Sometimes a few thousand dollars we never thought we'd ever have can become a source of anxiety about whether it should be saved or spent and what to potentially spend it on.
However, one way to spend a windfall that will have tangible benefits is to invest in cosmetic procedures — the kind that you've probably been thinking about having for years (or decades) but written off as impossible for financial reasons.
By spending your money on cosmetic dentistry, you can reduce the anxiety of aging, give yourself a new lease on life and have the satisfaction of seeing an instant reward. So if you fancy a cosmetic procedure now that you have the resources to fund it, here are some of the best options available.
Straighten Out Crooked Teeth at Last
Almost everyone's teeth grow at an angle; however, if you know that you would look better with even, straight-standing teeth, you don't have to accept a crooked smile. Cosmetic dentists can use 'invisible braces' to realign teeth that are perfectly tailored for every individual and are virtually invisible. They work much faster than older techniques but come with a cost. That's where your extra cash will come in handy.
Restore your Perfect Smile with Dental Implants
Everyone's teeth age. By the time you reach 50, the chances are you've lost a tooth or two to decay and more problems are on the way. Dental implants involve using titanium posts to 'screw' replacement teeth in place. Where dirty, decaying molars and canines once stood, you can have beautifully white replacements bolted into place in a matter of minutes.
Invest in a Mouth Filled with Pure White Teeth
Over time, everyone's pure white teeth eventually fade to a dirty yellow. So for the teeth you do have left that aren't as bright and white as they used to be, this is where cosmetic dentists can employ teeth whitening techniques. Unlike off-the-shelf products that can be counterproductive, cosmetic dentists will use advanced compounds that avoid peroxides and won't cause any lasting harm.
Your teeth are the first thing many people notice about you, so if you enjoy a cash windfall, why not make your smile as full, attractive and regular as possible? With a wide range of cosmetic approaches available, you'll soon have the smile you deserve.Share