Teeth – Important Attribute Men/Women Look For in a Mate

The dating site Match.com had a survey done regarding exactly what men and women find attractive in the opposite sex (reported on by USA Today).  Over 5000 single adults were surveyed about the qualities that they look for in a mate.  It’s no wonder that cosmetic dentistry is so popular–teeth ranked high as one of the most important things people look for.

Men judge women most on:

  • – Teeth – 58%
  • – Grammar – 55%
  • – Hair – 51%
  • – Clothes – 45%
  • – Having or not having a tattoo – 40%
  • – Hands and nails – 37%
  • – Accent – 19%
  • – Shoes – 18%
  • – Vehicle – 13%
  • – Electronic devices they carry – 9%

Women judge men most on:

  • – Teeth – 71%
  • – Grammar – 69%
  • – Clothes – 58%
  • – Hair – 53%
  • – Hands and nails – 52%
  • – Having or not having a tattoo – 34%
  • – Shoes – 29%
  • – Vehicle – 24%
  • – Accent – 22%
  • – Electronic devices they carry – 10%

So there you have it, don’t neglect your teeth if you’re single—or if you’re attached; okay, we’re advocates for healthy teeth so attached or not keep good oral hygiene habits.  But we’ll add this to the list of potential motivating factors.  And, if you want to learn more about cosmetic dentistry options give our office a call, we can help you with that as well.