Archive for the ‘ Smile ’ Category

Steph Curry’s Mouthguard Is For Sale

Steph Curry’s Mouthguard Could Sell for Over $25,000 Steph Curry’s mouthguard from Game 4 of the 2018 NBA Finals is up for auction. Which begs the question, would you really want someone else’s mouthguard? Even though Steph’s mouthguard spends a lot of time out of his mouth, there are more bacteria in our mouths than […]

National Smile Day Is May 31st

National Smile Day There is a new “national day” on the calendar this year, May 31st is National Smile Day! According to National Day Calendar, there are over 1,500 national days, and that number just increased by at least one as of the time of writing this dental health blog post. INCYMI last week when […]

Is Smiling Really 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 […]

3 Toothbrush Hacks To Use Around The House

Why Should You Recycle Your Toothbrush? Some items are easy to recycle: Old books make great additions to your local school. Hand-me-downs can be given to a neighbor or youngest child. Glass bottles make delightful DIYs. What about old toothbrushes? While we wouldn’t recommend giving them to anyone at Thursday night book club, we do […]

February is Pet Dental Health Month

Is Pet Dental Health Month for the Dogs? In addition to National Children’s Dental Health Month, February is also Pet Dental Health Month, so no technically it’s not just for the pooches. Pet Dental Health Month is sponsored by the American Veterinary Medial Association, and helps build awareness by delivering the message that dental health is […]

Smile Power in Politics: What We Can Learn From Candidate Grins

It’s election year! And politicians have been showboating their smiles all across the country. Politicians have power—but what about their pearly whites? Smiles Can Influence Elections In a crowded political field, votes of­ten come down to sub­lim­in­al qual­it­ies. Candidates who smile in campaign photos have improved polling outcomes, compared to those who don’t smile, according […]

4 Reasons Summer Is The Smile Season

Summer is The Smile Season! Summer is definitely the smile season; there are just too many reasons to smile during summer more so than any other time of the year. Sure Halloween is great, and the Holiday season surely brings on the smiles before the winter doldrums set in, but let’s examine some of the […]

How Well Do You Know Your Tongue?

We’ve all seen dogs with their tongues hanging out of their mouths, but the reason why may surprise you. This is because during periods of exertion or high temperatures a dog’s tongue increases in size as it exercises due to greater blood flow, and the moisture on the tongue works to cool this blood flow, […]

Toothache Remedy or April Fools Joke?

10 Toothache Remedies for April Fools Day! 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 […]