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Firsts A Smile Can Make or Break

Posted by on Aug 11, 2016 in Smile! | 0 comments

It takes one-tenth of a second to make a first impression. That’s 100 times faster than it took you to read this sentence. But what happens in that blink of an eye? When meeting someone, one-third of Americans notice teeth before any other facial feature. And first impressions matter. That initial snapshot captures key elements of the truth, according to psychology research. Make a great impression every first impression. Here are 3 that your...

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7 Reasons to Make Someone Smile on World Smile Day®

Posted by on Sep 30, 2015 in Smile! |

World Smile ® is October 2, 2015 World Smile Day® has been around since 1999, when creator – Harvey Ball – declared the first Friday in October officially, World Smile Day®. You may or may not recognize Mr. Harvey Ball as the world-famous commercial artist who first created the smiley face in 1963. According to the World Smile Day® website, this image went on to become the most recognizable symbol of good will and good cheer on the...

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Is Your Dentist Talking Too Much?

Posted by on May 5, 2015 in Smile! |

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… These aren’t some obscure, rhetorical, meaning of life type questions requiring a simple yes or no answer, no. These talkative tooth...

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10 Toothache Remedies or April Fools Jokes?

Posted by on Apr 1, 2015 in Smile! |

It’s 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 on the block, but all of these are more fitting of an April Fools punchline than a legitimate dental health...

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Vote for Your Favorite Loose Tooth Removal Video

Posted by on Jan 14, 2015 in Smile! |

Midtown Manhattan NYC Dentist Shares 3 DIY Loose Tooth Removal Videos Do you remember how much stress and energy you expended as a kid when you came to the realization that you had a loose tooth? Some common removal tactics ranged from tooth twine to downright trickery…but however we struggled, that loose tooth just wouldn’t snug up and stay in there, no way – it HAD TO COME OUT! The worry surrounding exactly when and how the...

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4 Reasons Summer Makes Us Smile

Posted by on Jul 2, 2014 in Smile! | 0 comments

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 top reasons why summer is the smile season. 4 Reasons Why Summer Is The Smile Season Smiles come in all shapes and sizes and we certainly don’t need any reason...

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