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Goodbye Blue Monday, Hello Bright Smile

The Monday of the last full week in January has been identified as the saddest day of the year. So-called “Blue Monday” was originally created as a marketing gimmick,* and even the creator of the concept has said we shouldn’t let it get us down. However, he continues to embrace his motivation in identifying the date: people should take this opportunity to do something positive to overcome the season, whether it’s planning a holiday trip as he was originally hired to promote or something else. One thing you can do this January to help yourself overcome the holiday blues is to finally get that smile makeover you’ve been considering for so long.

Just a Little Difference

If you are looking for a noninvasive and quick way to improve your smile this January, try teeth whitening. With our third generation Zoom! in-office teeth whitening, you can see your teeth significantly whitened in less than an hour. We also offer take-home whitening so you can get a more gradual whitening and maintain your results forever.

Dramatic Changes

But you may be looking for more than that. People make New Year’s resolutions and get sad when they fail because we feel that we are trapped in our life and we just can’t make changes.

But we’re here to help you make the changes to your smile that you’ve long been looking for.

Crooked teeth can be straightened with numerous orthodontic options. Chipped teeth can be fixed with dental bonding or a CEREC same-day dental crown. You can even use porcelain veneers to get a smile that is straighter, brighter, and more beautiful in one procedure.

But What about My Budget?

One of the things that makes Blue Monday so blue is the appearance of holiday bills. However, we can help you with that, too. We offer convenient financing options that make it easier for you to afford the cost of cosmetic dentistry.

Don’t wait another year to get the smile you’ve wanted for so long. Seize the day and work for a brighter 2015.

To talk to a Columbus cosmetic dentist about your smile makeover, please call and schedule an appointment at the Columbus Center for Family & Cosmetic Dentistry.

*Actually, the origins of the phrase “blue Monday” date back nearly two centuries. It re-entered the parlance of our times through Kurt Vonnegut’s 1973 novel Breakfast of Champions, where he uses it to refer ironically to labor-saving machines that could take away the work associated with laundry day, traditionally Monday. But blue Monday wasn’t used to refer to laundry day until the 1860s. Three decades earlier, the phrase was coined in a context more relevant to our modern usage. When workman were paid on Friday, they would go out and drink their wages away, coming back on Monday hungover and unproductive, so employers were blue because of all the work that wouldn’t be done, or would be done poorly.