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Extreme Smile Makeover In Time for Mother’s Day

An Extreme Smile Makeover for Mother’s Day and a Daughter’s Wedding Saved

Watch this video about a mother who got the best birthday gift she could ask for. A smile that arrived in time for her daughter’s wedding.

Your smile is not a luxury. It’s a tool that helps you be you. Everything that we’re doing today is not a luxury, and a girl needs her stuff. I didn’t come here for a good story. It was a good story by itself, but when I see this I’m just like, “Where’s she been?”

Brighter Image Lab, this is Laurie.

Hello, this is Angela Pyle. I’ve lost a bunch of teeth. I have severe…

I was showing your your images to my director, and your impression, and he would really like to speak with you.

Angela, just so you know me, my name is Bil and I’m sorry that you’re in this situation. I’m not sure it can be done…

My daughter is getting married on Friday and…

A week from yesterday?

Yeah, and see the thing is, like, I don’t even want to be there you know if I can’t even…

I understand…

Because it’s so embarrassing. My teeth are so horrid, I don’t even want to talk to anybody.

Angela, this is a Matt. I’m with Brighter Image Lab.

Yes.

Hey listen, um, I was just talking to Bil. We’re probably not going to get it out in time for the last overnight FedEx, but he is willing to deliver them.

Thank you guys.

You…

I appreciate it. You have no idea how much this means to me. I mean, I can’t. I feel like I’m in a dream. That some one has taken the time to do something, and like it’s something you see happen to other peoples, but people I have, I’ve never ever experienced it. So thanks so much.

Seemed like you really took to heart my condition, and like really wanted to help. And, you know, wasn’t just a business to him. I knew then that Brighter Images was just so special compared to any other company I’d ever known.

There’s nice people and that you care even if you’re a stranger.

She ready for me?

I just hope this works. You know what? There’s always a chance somebody can drop the ball. But, I feel good about it.

I can’t tell you…On a few occasions of doing this job when they see themselves beautiful, everything changes. And it all starts with the smile, because that says I’m here, I’m in the game.

Well, it came at the perfect time because it has been a time like, you know I feel like throwing in the towel because you feel like you’re no help to anyone…

At least think about it.

Yeah.

You can. I bought a different set just in case, but I I did what I thought would be perfect. Which means from a side profile there’s not going to be as much of incession, but you’re gonna feel it.

Like it’s gonna go, you know, like…

Yeah.

Almost like how you put a cotton ring underneath your lip. You’re gonna go, but when you see it it should be amazing. It’s supposed to be perfect, but we have insurance. There one that’s thin, one’s thicker.

Here’s the thing, so I had zero hours to negotiate. There was no way, you weren’t in an area to really speak for yourself. You had that, if you had to get someone to help you, you’d probably get me and I would have said let’s go with what you know.

And so that’s what we did. I did the very best I could do it’s just going to be whether I made the right choices. But the make-up’s doing well for you, the hair is coming on, and…Very good. You guys do nails here too? Do not. They do them next door don’t they?

Yes, and they are very good.

Are they? Might need to go next door, unless you were gonna get it done anyway?

No.

You’re not dying for time are you?

No.

You’re gonna make it in time, because it brings it all together. Today, a lot of what people see and do is going to be nothing that you say. It’s gonna be all your expressions, and body language says everything. And you can’t have good body language without your hands. And in order to be able to see that you’ve come full circle, it’s worth us getting our hands done if you have the time.

You ready try these on?

Yeah.

I gotta ask you hard questions. The back teeth are they rooted really well or stable? Are they strong?

Pretty Much.

Wow. Perfect, then let’s do this bottom one. We’re almost there.

I can’t believe that I have teeth!

They feel way big?

They just feel odd I just get used to them.

In your whole life you’ve never seen your teeth move your lip out. It’s always been straight down, and so right now we’re bringing the lip we used for a lip instead of just something
that’s in front of you.

Right, I can’t even believe it.

It’s working.

I’m so happy, we’re making it work, I can’t believe it. I think you’re gonna see you’ve never…That you’ve probably never seen your smile this big. Let’s keep looking at it, if you don’t mind?

Okay.

Because you got to keep showing it. Let me see you? It looks so good!

Thank you!

You need to look, I mean I guess you’ve only seen them for a second. No one’s gonna believe
that you haven’t seen this before.

I haven’t and I guarantee I this is the first time I’ve ever met you in my life.

And we did it in five minutes.

And last Saturday’s the first time I ever talked to you. Yeah I can tell it’s…

You’re already talking in them?

It’s a huge difference.

Like there’s no…You don’t have much of a lisp?

First thing and…

Just a little bit, and you’ll get used to it, but you’re gonna be able to smile for wedding
pictures correct?

Yeah.

Can you look in that mirror and see if you can see them, like stand up? Tell me about the front lip. I’m so concerned about that because I took a big choice to bring those out.

Oh, I like it like that.

Boy, you don’t know how scary that is when you’ve got someone that you’re doing something for that you’ve never met.

Yeah, I’ll definitely have to watch this.

Yes.

Thank you.

You don’t owe me thanks, thank you!

Yeah, I have to hug you.

We’re going to get a picture in a minute, but I think we’re gonna go next door. So, we’re going to stay mic-ed up.

I’ve never had my nails done.

Never?

No. Never?

Never, ever.

Well, if you can take a compliment, I’m seeing one of the most striking individuals come together. The makeup and the hair and the strongness of your smile with it with a good square
look. Very, very striking for you.

It’s a testament of how much you care about your daughter. Like, I wish that she could have seen…

I can’t wait, I can’t wait. My mom’s coming in today too, and I can’t wait for her to see them. She’ll be so happy.

I have people tell me all the time, “Bill, when you left you should have done one thing for me.” What do you?..What did…What’d I do? I think it was…I’m not sharing responsibility. Tell me what you already knew. You tell me a couple of times to practice smiling. Please in the future tell people to smile more. It took me months to get ready to smile on something I could have done in a few hours.

Well you’ve rescinded back away from society, and you have to now take that step is to be back in front of it. Because the people that you represent deserve to be represented. Your little girl deserves to have her momma today.

I said I can come and sit on the pew, and I wasn’t going to go to the reception because of it.

You were gonna stay home from your baby girls wedding? All because you felt bad about the way you look. Mom’s showing up for the first time in a couple years. I wish, I wish that the circumstances hadn’t made us have to meet like we did, but if they’re going to exist and you
have they stand up and go nothing’s gonna hold me back.

Every once in a while get to see whether what you do matters, and I think what we did today matters. I think so.

Yes it matters, and like I said I can never thank you guys enough I know you say you don’t need to be I mean you have no idea how much it means.

I hope you feel like a good girl today.

I do.

Nails done, hair is done. There’s tons of stuff, and you’re gonna see some people.

Yes.

Today’s about you and your daughter, so we wanna bail out early. We want to get out of your way so you can go be you.

I just want to tell you when you talked about my smile…One of the first things I ever had said to me, one of the first churches that I went to there was an evangelist there. And at the end of the week when, I don’t know how your church pastor did it, but like he went to the back and people went out and would shake hands.

I always had the preacher of the back of the church.

And so when…

Boy, those were the good old days for you.

Yeah. When I came through, he shook my hand and he told me he said don’t ever lose your
smile.

And you lost it? But we got it back.

And, I mean, that was when I was 18 he told me.

That’s a trademark for you?

Not to ever lose my smile, and so you you gave it back to me today.

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7 Minute Smile Makeover for LA, California Girl – Dental Veneers from Brighter Image Lab

I have lived with depression. I try to make myself feel better by dressing up and putting on makeup and just doing things like my hair. Everything that I can possibly do to make myself gain a little bit more confidence throughout the day, but no matter how much effort I put into every morning or what I do I’m just never fully living the life I want to live because of my teeth.

And a lot of people don’t realize how important your smile is to have like a healthier, happier life, and I can’t have that. I was really praying and hoping that I will be getting veneers. I would be so happy.

This is a story that almost didn’t happen. It came together at the very last minute. So last minute it was going to require us staying up till 1:30 to finish this job. We were going to have to be back at the airport at 4:00 a.m. So, we hope that you’ll forgive the fact that in this blog everybody looks a little tired.

It’s pretty hard on our team. I also want you to know is just how hard blogging really is, but I think you’ll see results were well worth it. In fact I would do it all over again under the same circumstances, even if I had to stay up all night. Let’s see what you think?

We had some meetings in California, and so we thought we would just try to get a smile makeover in. And this little girl that we’re going to meet with, she just seems to be very, very, very excited. I can’t wait to show you. You’ll see some of her pictures from her.

I think she’s just got married to a guy that’s a Marine and she’s got a smile that’s been holding her back. I think she’s trying to do some acting and some dancing, and she just seems to be a pretty strong spirited little person and so hope it works out.

Today, I am actually bleaching my teeth with our new trays, and I got up this morning and didn’t have time to worry about it so I decided that I’m just going to bleach them on the way to the airport. So let’s see what it looks like? I know it looks weird, it feels really good already.

I was on Youtube one day and I saw the advertisement of Brighter Image Lab, and at that moment I was like, you know I’m going to click on this and see where it takes me. I believe having a new smile will open up a lot of doors for me.

When I heard back from you I was super excited! I really thought that I was in a dream and I was going to wake up in the morning and this wasn’t going to be real, but it is real, and I’m here right now and I can’t believe it!

That’s going to come in handy in a minute.

You know what this feels like? this feels like somebody just gave me like the key to all of my dreams.

I’ve only known you for a few minutes we never met each other before me and it’s hard for me to ask this but you really don’t smile?

No.

And you’re this little girl that’s just natural smiling person? I hate that. What happened?

I got two frontal crowns that that didn’t really match my natural teeth, so I was super self conscious about that. And when I went back to the dentist they gave my parents the estimate and they said, I’m sorry we can’t afford that, it’s too expensive.

Someone said that since you’re out here you want to do like dancing or acting or something?

I wanted to pursue that, yeah.

It’s just holding you back that you can’t freaking smile.

It is for sure, yeah.

The bad thing is that a smile for you is not in luxury. It’s a tool, You need it to be you.

First of all, very appreciative for your dad getting you here today.

Thank you, I appreciate it too.

And we’ll hope that it works, so without talking too much let’s just get you some new veneers what do you say?

I’m so nervous!

This is the smallest version I’ve got.

Okay I have a really small mouth and I’m…

This right here is a smaller version hold on one second I’ve got to do one more thing right quick I tell people I would start wearing gloves when I handle stuff.

It was everything we could do to cover the existing spacing and add some height. So if you can, we wish you luck. You’re just going to place it in your mouth like a retainer.

I’m going to hold this up for you.

Ok. I’m nervous.

(whispered) They look really pretty.

Really?

Hold on we’ve got to see. Here we go, let’s see what we’ve got.

Oh my God!! They look great!

They do look great.

I can’t even tell…that’s not me!

Wow! That’s not me, that can’t be me!

I’m going to try to hold it up so we can see the light. we did good.

I think it looks great!

This is a full smile. It’s a full smile like you haven’t let your smile out in a long time unless it’s just when no one’s around.

Yeah its’ just so awesome I can’t stop looking at myself in the mirror I’m like oh that’s not me I can’t believe this is me.

You’re not afraid to sing or audition? You’re not afraid to go…

No.

So we’re good! We did good I just didn’t want to let you down. I just I didn’t finish tooling that thing until almost midnight last night and our plane was at 4.

I appreciate that so much.

Yeah so we just heard about it and so it was kind of glad you got back with me. I think you can go anywhere and smile I’m going to pause for a minute because I want you to see what I see. It’s just hard for me to believe this is not your everyday you.

I know I’m staring way too much.

It’s okay.

They look amazing.

I can’t stop smiling because this is like like seven years worth of smiling that I need to catch up on.

With this kind of smile what I’m hoping you can do is go I am no longer embarrassed so when you’re around your family you don’t smile.

No.

They always see you cover up yeah and people know it’s because she’s got a part of her smile she just doesn’t like, that she’s not proud of…

Yeah

I think we got rid of that smile today.

I think we did too!

You have to be in shock!

I am, this feels like a dream.

What do you think it’ll do tomorrow for you?

Tomorrow I think I’m going to check for it on the side table to make sure this wasn’t a dream, and then continue on my day and just walk around outside and just start smiling at all my neighbors like, Hey! How’s it going?

Just get back to being in the world.

Yeah.

Call some people, and just make some things work. I will tell you they fit you absolutely amazing.

Yeah they fit perfect!

I think you’re going to help a few other people make a decision who are on the fence going I don’t believe that that works. We always try to select people that we whole heartedly believe their smile’s waiting for them. You know like like that person if you give that they’re gone, they’re the energizer bunny I think.

You know what happened I don’t need to tell you I’m just going to tell you the truth. I was getting up there last night and I was slamming stuff around and being a jerk.

Uh huh.

And going if we’re going to do this I want to do it right. I don’t really have time if it’s not right I’m not doing so I’m like guys this is feeling bad I’m not doing it. And a little girl came to me and she said I just got the follow-up text in this little girl thinks that you might change her life and be an answered prayer and if I have to polish it and stay here until you get back up here and give it back to you I’ll stay.

Ah…

That if you’re going to fight me over it, and she said you’re not leaving dude.

Her name’s Jill, and she said you stay or I stay, and she gets off at midnight, and I said well if you’ll stay with me until I get this done so I don’t have to lock up myself. But it worked but I have a little girl my offices that said I’m not going to read the hopes of that message that she sent about her heart being that strong her truly trying to fight her way into something is better.

I think you’re going to be good things with your smile and I think it was well done. If there’s anything more than we can do for you please let us know.

I think you guys did the absolute maximum you guys could do plus more if it’s possible, because this is absolutely amazing. I’m going to be walking out this door with a new smile and so ready to conquer the world and walk out the door and smile every day and not be so self conscience anymore. You guys are all like little angels in a workshop making dreams happen. That’s how I see it!

Los Angeles, CA is not the only city we hear stories like these from. We also hear stories from clients in areas like: Pasadena, CA, Santa Monica, CA, San Diego, CA, Las Vegas, CA, Phoenix, AZ, Flagstaff, AZ, Reno, NV, Albuquerque, NM, Tucson, AZ, El Paso, TX, San Jose, CA, San Francisco, CA, Sacramento, CA, Santa Fe, NM, Las Cruces, NM, Fresno, CA, Bakersfield, CA, Henderson, NV, St. George, UT, Riverside, CA, Anaheim, CA, Ogden, UT, Logan, UT, Grand Junction, CO, Pueblo, CO, and Las Cruces, NM