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Smiling Can Extend Your Life

Did you know that a recent study by London University College proved that those who smile more frequently live 35% longer than their frowny counterparts? Smiling more often and longer helps people feel happier and lighter and as a result extends their lifespan. Here’s what else exercising the 17 muscles it takes to smile can…

Medications Leading to Dry Mouth Which Leads to Caries

Oral health is an important part of your overall health. This is why dentists, doctors, and pharmacists make it a point to help patients who are on medications that cause dry mouth. Many medications cause dry mouth. In fact, over 500 medications ranging from blood pressure meds to pain meds to decongestants are linked to…

Your Smile Makes a Difference With First Impressions

  While looks aren’t everything, recent studies have shown that a person’s teeth play a large role in first impressions. In fact, one study showed that individuals with straight teeth get more dates, are perceived as more successful, and perceived as being smarter. It might not seem fair, but the truth is that these studies…

Diet, Nutrition, and Habits Affecting Teeth & Oral Health

A good diet does more than help you maintain a healthy weight and good cholesterol. A good diet can play a huge role in your oral health, which in the long run impacts your overall health. In fact, did you know the plaque found in your arteries that cause heart disease is the same plaque…