I had braces from fifth grade to ninth grade. So you better believe that when those babies came off I was a grinning fool! I've always loved smiling, I mean, who doesn't? It's such a great way to express happiness and just makes you feel confident.
And you know what's awesome? Smiling has TONS of scientifically proven advantages!
Makes you look younger
Boosts your immune system
Releases endorphins in you brain
And according to Ron Gutman, smiling can be as stimulating as 2,000 bars of chocolate!
You can watch his TED talk below or read this fascinating article here.
Remember, keep smiling!