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Improving Our Mood and Health With Smiles

THE OLD LINE “it takes fewer muscles to smile than frown” isn’t actually true. It takes at least ten muscles to smile but as few as six to frown, so maybe the saying should be something like “you burn more


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40% of Kids Have a Cavity by Age 11!

TWO OUT OF EVERY FIVE kids will end up with one or more cavities by their…


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The Typical Timeline for Baby Teeth

TWO OF THE BIGGEST milestones of child development are when their baby teeth start…


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Dental Health of Early Native Americans

WHEN WE PICTURE people of earlier eras, particularly pre-industrial ones, we tend to assume that they must have had really bad teeth. While it definitely is easier to get high-quality dental care these days, not to mention modern orthodontics and


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Water Activities and Your Teeth

TO THE AVID swimmers out there, you may have noticed that your teeth are…


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Don’t Use Your Teeth as Tools!

OUR TEETH CAN do a lot of things. They chew our food, they form a lot of the structure of…


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