Health Benefits of Smiling

Health Benefits of Smiling

“We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do”. ~Mother Teresa

Those are wise words indeed, spoken by the late Mother Teresa.  These days, world events have us weary and worried.  Many times we shuffle out of the door, breaking a smile to those to whom we feel obligated to smile at, but, admittedly our smile is not always heartfelt.  We are wise to cast our cares aside when we venture out, so that we let others see the good in our soul, and not the sorrows or angst that we might carry with us.  Even those who suffer from depression will benefit from a smile – a shared smile that they give away or one that they receive.

Just Grin

The idea of presenting a happy face to the world is good for your psyche.  In fact, smiling is the best present we can give to ourselves.  It is free and people will be more enamored with you from benefiting from your positive influence on them.
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Foods that Stain Teeth

Foods that Stain TeethEveryone has a guilty pleasure food, but do they wear it on their teeth? If you like hard candies some of us can tell. The more obvious would be blue mouth. You might not have heard it called this, but I bet you know what it is. Someone eats a hard candy that’s blue and when they are finished their teeth and mouth is dyed blue. This will make anyone think twice about enjoying that food in public. More seriously, there are certain foods that will stain your teeth over time. A dental office in Clearwater has tips for reducing stained teeth.
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How to Protect Lips from the Sun

Protect Lips from The SunPreparing for a day in the sun includes lathering on sunscreen, grabbing a pair of shorts, and putting on sunglasses. As summer approaches there are a few things you need to keep in mind when soaking up rays. The sun provides great warmth from ultraviolet rays (UV).  Spending time in the sun is important, but it’s equally good to be aware of protecting your skin. Our lips in particular are something we might not think to protect. More importantly, men and women are at risk for lip cancer. Let’s cover a few important tips for lip protection before heading to the beach. Continue reading “How to Protect Lips from the Sun”

Simple Tricks for a Whiter Smile

Whiter SmileMen and women on the cover of fashion magazines have immaculate outfits, flawless bodies, perfect complexion, and beautiful teeth. It doesn’t matter if someone tells you that it’s probably photo manipulated. What does matter to you is your perception. Out of the above-mentioned idealistic person, most of us are drawn to beautiful teeth. Intuitively, we are drawn to fluorescent white teeth because white represents cleanliness and perfection. When people have anything less than bright teeth they feel a need to fix the problem. Is there a safe why to whiten teeth? Is the perfect smile attainable? Well, you’ve come to the right place for answers. Continue reading “Simple Tricks for a Whiter Smile”

What Is Dental Bonding?

Dental BondingDental bonding, or composite bonding, is a dental procedure that uses resin material constructed to look just like your natural teeth. It’s used to repair both cosmetic and structural flaws in teeth. Dental bonding has become one of the most favored procedures when it comes to fixing teeth in order to get them back to their radiant, natural beauty. But that’s not all that dental bonding is about. It’s about repairing your teeth to make them strong and functional again. Living with broken, discolored, or misaligned teeth is something no one should have to go through. It’s not only difficult to look at your teeth in the mirror every day, but perhaps more importantly, it makes eating and speaking so much harder. Many people in throughout the country have greatly benefited from a dental bonding procedure. Here’s how it works: Continue reading “What Is Dental Bonding?”