You May want to Start by Visiting the Dentist. Around 30 to 40 years ago people would normally have worked for one or two employers throughout a lifetime and many did not think about the way their overall appearance affected their professional life. However, in today’s working force more people competing for the same job. Making appearance a heightened factor in their lives. Though it is agree that looks should not be a factor in getting a job smiles are often one of the first things a person will see. Having bad teeth can make a wrong first impression.