DRH Host: Hello, we are rolling into another episode of the DRH Show, as you know, at each episode, I have been talking to interesting people psychology, mental health and well-being. My guest for today is a smile expert and author Lydie Livolsi, thanks for joining me.
Lydie: Thank you so much Dennis for having me here today. It’s really my pleasure.
Host: Lydie, I have been talking to a range of people since I started this podcast in December last year. I’ve never come across a smile expert, so, this is a very interesting episode. But, can you just tell me your backstory so we can kind of situate your values, how you ended up doing this work and specially you have been known as a smile expert. So, what your background?
Lydie: Basically, my background is in the dental manufacturing side. So, I have over 30 years of experience in doing dental manufacturing. I can make crowns, bridges, implants, orthodontics devices, dentures, I can manufacture all types of dental devices. All these dental devices contribute to make people look good, to help people get better health. My background is about let say dental wellness.
Host: I suppose that one of the most appropriate questions from us to you as the smile expert , someone who has been working in the dental industry , just as you said you ‘ve been working to improve dental wellness of people, let’s talk about the importance of a smile. Why do we have to make sure that we have that beautiful smile when we engage into conversation with people?
Lydie: You know, we are human beings, and that means we have feelings, we have emotions. A beautiful smile is truly linking to a healthy life. It’s not possible to have a beautiful smile, if you have bad teeth. It’s just the basic. It’s important to have beautiful and healthy teeth, because it helps you strengthening your self-confidence. When you are talking to people, you feel more confident. Even in your in your intimate life. It’s not just about your public life. It’s about how you interact with other people. Generally speaking, people will remember, maybe the color of your eyes, maybe your hair, maybe your mouth, maybe your face, but I guarantee you that if you have bad teeth, and bad breath, people will run away from you. They won’t even tell you anything about it. They will just skip you. That is it.
Host: Yes. I also understand that for many years, this is what you have been concentrated on, to insure that people actually have that confidence, and have that smile. I understand that you’re also the founder of a company called My Dental Wig, is that right?
Lydie:Exactly! I am the Founder at Mydentalwig.com which is a Los Angeles based dental manufacturing company, that helps people getting their missing teeth replaced. This is the base of our business. Our core business is to replace missing teeth without having to go to the dentist. We come to you. With the years, having the ultimate desire to help more people, to make people’s life much easy, I was able to upgrade by adding helping foreign investors , HNWIs with their families, to come to the U.S and acquire residency, live the American dream through the EB-5 Investor visa and E2 Visa. This is how we have extended the core of our business. We make everything easy, accessible online at Mydentalwig.com or through My Dental Wig's app available in App store or google play. There is only one website which is mydentalwig.com where you find everything we do.
Host: Another most common question in this land work, is what causes tooth loss? I know that some people are already aware of that, but for the benefit of the general public, can you orient us about what causes tooth loss?
Lydie:There are basically 2 causes for tooth loss which accident that unfortunately can happen, and cavities. When people do not go to the dentist for checkups, and get their teeth cleaning done, they build up cavities. Little by little, the cavities will destroy the tooth that ends up with either getting fillings, depending upon the size of the cavity, the tooth might need to be replaced. The dentist tries to save the natural tooth as much as possible. Because, at the end of the day, nothing will replace the strength of a natural tooth, not even an implant. This is something that people need to understand: nothing will replace the strength of a natural tooth. That’s why, usually, the dentist will do the best to keep the tooth with fillings. If sometimes, the filling won’t be a good fit, the crown will be the solution.When even the crown is not the solution, the tooth needs to be pulled out. When the tooth is extracted, there is a gap. This is where MDW fits in. W are the expert in replacing missing teeth. We can replace from one missing tooth to all missing teeth.
Host: I was looking at your website Mydentalwig.com now, and you have a product called Buy Once Smile Forever™ plan, can you tell us what exactly it is and how it works.
Lydie: From the beginning, when I got into the dental industry, my vision, my goal was to solve missing teeth in the world. So, I always have that in mind. I kept asking me how can I help more people? Being able to create a peace of mind, a worry free about losing any tooth, was crucial. This led me to invent, to innovate, to create, Buy Once Smile Forever. It’s what it means. You start buying one time, and you smile forever. It’s a monthly membership as low as right now $80/per month (less than a cable bills) , comes with replacing all your missing teeth on one jaw every 3 years you get a new dental wig. It includes all your smile care needs like your new electric toothbrush shipped to you every 3 years, mouth new toothbrush, electric toothbrush head shipped to you every 3 months, mouth wash, toothpaste, flossing, teeth whitening etc.shipped to you every month. Every 3 years, one of our background checked, and trained dental wig technologist will come to you, get your impressions, go back to the lab, do everything necessary, come back to your home, try out, go back to the lab, finish it, come back to you, deliver your dental wig, and if you need adjustment will do it and come back for extra adjustment if needed. All this at no extra cost. It’s a turnkey, a worry free, about teeth missing. We put all this into one single membership. It dies not matter how many teeth are missing. As long as you are making your monthly payment, you will get your missing teeth replaced all your life. How is it?come back to your home, try out, go back to the lab, finish it, come back to you, deliver your dental wig, and if you need adjustment will do it and come back for extra adjustment if needed.All this at no extra cost. It’s a turnkey, a worry free, about teeth missing. We put all this into one single membership. It dies not matter how many teeth are missing. As long as you are making your monthly payment, you will get your missing teeth replaced all your life. How is it?come back to your home, try out, go back to the lab, finish it, come back to you, deliver your dental wig, and if you need adjustment will do it and come back for extra adjustment if needed. All this at no extra cost. It’s a turnkey, a worry free, about teeth missing. We put all this into one single membership. It dies not matter how many teeth are missing. As long as you are making your monthly payment, you will get your missing teeth replaced all your life. How is it?As long as you are making your monthly payment,you will get your missing teeth replaced all your life.How is it?As long as you are making your monthly payment, you will get your missing teeth replaced all your life. How is it?
Host: it sounds really fascinating to see all the services you are offering. Thank you for explaining that to us. I am sure that a lot of listeners who are interested in dental works will visit your website Mydentalwig.com. I just explored more about the benefits of looking at our dates. Can you please talk more about the benefits of wellbeing and wellness?
Lydie: well, we say dental wellness. The truth is that a good health starts in your mouth. No matter what you do, you can exercise, do many things, but if you have bad teeth, your health is not good. We have clients who were looking for job and couldn’t find any because they had missing teeth. Right after they got their dental wig, they called us back to say; thank you so much! I got my interview. Why is this? Because they walked into their interview with confidence, completely boosted. They say, now I am a man! This is the type of feedback we get. And it makes me feel like “mission accomplished”. I love when I see my clients happy. One day, I had an 80 years client crying after receiving her dental wig. I asked her why is she crying? She responded to me that, she was thinking that she will end her life with her ugly mouth!This is an 80 years old woman!Our clients are age 18 to … there is no limited age for missing teeth. My business is about helping people improve the quality of their life. Most of the time, after they get their dental wig, then they go back and start working for their general well being.
Lydie: They have that self-confidence, that helps them find a job, freely socialize with other people without being ashamed anymore. Also, they start chewing properly which is another benefit of having healthy teeth. My dental wig does not allow you to get this beautiful smile only, it allows you to properly chew. I am currently wearing one dental wig on my lower jaw and one on my upper jaw. I can open my mouth, you won.t notice anything.
Host: No, I notice nothing.
Lydie: I just cannot imagine, how people can chew with missing teeth in their mouth
Host: Yes. It’s good that you are trying to communicate to us, the importance of looking after teeth basically. It’s also tied to looking after our physical health, because it’s linked to our mental health and well being. As I was looking at your website, I also realize that you wrote a book and it has a clever title “If Teeth Loss and Chewing Loss, Lead to Memory Loss, What About Root Canal? It’s a very interesting title. Do you suggest that the root canal affects our well-being?
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