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Smiling Is Good for Your Health

Smile…It’s Good For You

We’ve all heard that laughter is the best medicine, but just go ahead and try to laugh without smiling!

And we all know that when we feel good we tend to smile more, but did you know that the reverse may be true as well?

That is, just the simple act of smiling can be good for our health.

Even though smiles have been said to be incredibly contagious, cracking a smile is scientifically proven to be good for your overall health. Read More

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Does Your Dentist Talk Too Much?

See How to Deal with a Chatty Dentist

We’ve all been there…your dentist is what seems like shoulder deep in your mouth when they start asking questions.

So, how’s the family?
Have you been flossing daily?
How does my wristwatch feel on the back of your throat?
Yada, yada, yada…
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3 Reasons Why Your Dentist Loves the Month of April

What Is It About April that Dentists Love?

Don’t be mistaken, dentists love every day of every month of the year they get to fight off the cavity creeps for their trusting patients.

But they seem to favor a couple few months that really drive home the dental health awareness message.

Now that Spring is upon us here in the upper half of our planet, April gives dentists three more oral health topics to discuss with patients, team members, blog readers, & just about anyone who is willing to listen.  Read More

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Dental Floss Vs. Interdental Brushes: Which Is Best?

The Between Teeth Cleaning Tool Debate

Say that three times fast! Dental floss or interdental brushes are two top tools for the task at hand.

Craftsmen (and dentists) around the world agree, if you don’t apply the right tool for the job at hand, optimal results will be difficult to come by.

And when we’re talking tooth cleaning tools, reaching the crevices & crannies in between teeth is essential for maintaining optimal oral health – & overall health!

Really the choice is a personal one reliant on many individual factors – just like the dental debate between manual vs. electric toothbrushes. Read More

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What Does a $25,000 Mouthguard Look Like?

Floyd Mayweather Has a $25,000 Mouthguard

This $25,000 mouthguard is so MONEY…no really, there are REAL $100 bills inside the actual mouthpiece.

We can all get a gander at this millionaire’s $25,000 mouthguard come May 2, 2015 when Floyd “Money” Mayweather takes on Manny “Pac-Man” Pacquiao in what is being billed as the “Fight of the Century.” Read More

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10 Toothache Remedies that Should Be April Fools Jokes

It’s April Fools Day!

Toothache Treatments Throughout History

This first day of April brings us a chance to examine a few of the most harebrained (see #9), funny, or downright demented toothache remedies throughout history.

Now maybe humans didn’t take such good care of their teeth in the Middle Ages, and maybe dental hygiene wasn’t the biggest worry on the block, but all of these are more fitting of an April Fools punchline than a legitimate dental health toothache treatment plan.

For your reading enjoyment, we’ve compiled a list of the most ridiculous dental health toothache treatments of yore. In the interest of not wasting any time, let’s get right to it…

10 Toothache Treatments Throughout History

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