According to in-depth studies, teeth that have lost their aesthetic appearance obstruct the happy hormone from functioning effectively. Omer Istanbul Dental Center’s Founder Dentist Omer Karaaslan warned, “Even a forced fake smile boosts the hormone of happiness. Those who avoid smiling due to excessive wear of their teeth endanger their mental health and development of brain functions.”

Studies demonstrate a close relationship between smiling, mental health, and brain functions. As reported by the research conducted at the University of South Australia, even a fake smile produces a mood-lifting effect and improves brain functions.

Emphasizing the profound effects of smiling on mental health, Omer Istanbul Dental Center’s Founder Dentist Ömer Karaaslan stated, “According to the research, the activation of the facial muscles that enable smiling induces the brain to secrete the happy hormone (endorphin).”

“Even forced smiles to trigger the emotional center of the brain. Then the brain’s expertise in imitating steps in, creating a healing impact on mental health.”

“Those who lose the aesthetic appearance of their teeth as a result of excessive stress, irregular diet, and smoking avoid smiling. However, the happy hormone, which has been proven to own a pain-killing property that is 30 times more effective than morphine, is among the primary food sources of the soul and the brain.”



Mentioning how due to stress and anxiety experienced during the pandemic, there has been an increase in bruxism, which is known as tooth clenching colloquially, Dr. Ömer Karaaslan made the following statements on the subject:

“This discomfort, which results in tooth wear, causes the teeth to lose their aesthetic appearance. Over time, the enamel of the tooth wears away and the yellow layer underneath is revealed. Those who have this condition experience damage to their jaw joints and changes in their facial expressions. Early wrinkles start to appear in the mouth and chin area of the face.

The newest technologies developed in dental treatment bring health and aesthetics to teeth that have lost their aesthetic look because of excessive wear and decay.

Those who obtain extremely natural and durable teeth with zirconium and laminate veneers achieve an aesthetic smile. By regaining the self-confidence that they lost; they are able to continue their lives with confident steps.”


Noting that zirconium and laminate veneers are often favored for renewing worn-down teeth and obtaining a natural and aesthetic appearance, Dr. Omer Karaaslan added, “These veneers create an extremely natural look as they have high light transmission.

“Since they do not contain regular metal, they can also be applied to those who are allergic to metal. With their resistant structures against hot and cold foods, they eliminate the hot-cold sensitivity that is the most complained about with coatings. They provide long-lasting use with their durability.”

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Company Name: Omer Istanbul Dental Center
Contact Person: Dr Omer Karaaslan
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Address:Aksemsettin mah, Adnan Menderes Blv. D:No 6-8, D:Kat:1-2-3
City: 34093 Fatih
State: Istanbul
Country: Turkey

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