Smiling is More Than Just Contagious

You might think that smiling is simply a reaction to some sort of stimulus. Something makes you happy or makes you laugh and so you smile, right? Well that’s not always the case! Smiling, forced or not, is known to have a many positive effects on not only the person smiling, but those around that person as well. What can smiling do for you? Read on to find out!

New Years Resolutions For Your Teeth

The New Year is almost here! With the mad dashes through malls and online shopping (hopefully behind us it’s time to look forward to the new year and on into the future. We have this funny little tradition of making “New Years Resolutions” that most people have given up on ever completing, but there’s no reason not to! A new year is the perfect time to look forward to bettering yourself and improving your overall health.

4 Oral Health Tips for the Holidays

It’s definitely winter out there now! The freezing temperatures, frosted windshields, and even the few flurries we’ve seen all point to this fact (as well as the calendar but who watches those?) With the winter comes some of our favorite, but also most harmful, foods and drinks. With sugary drinks like eggnog and hot coco and delicious holidays cookies and pies everything this time of year is out to get your teeth. Luckily there are a few good precautions you can take to ensure a nice healthy mouth this winter

Dental Traveling Checklist

The Holidays are finally here! For a lot of us this means traveling, family, giant dinners, and lots of presents. One thing you can’t forget in the midst of all of this hubbub and excitement is, of course, your teeth. Studies show that even though the vast majority of people own a toothbrush and toothpaste, at least 15% of travelers this holiday will forget theirs behind (and subsequently have to buy new ones when they arrive at their destination). Don’t be one of those people! But a toothbrush and toothpaste aren’t the only things you should be packing as you travel this year. Go ahead and use the following checklist to make sure you’re ready for the travels ahead!