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Just Smile!


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

Smiling is contagious, attractive, friendly, healthy, and a universal sign of happiness. Did you know that media, movie stars, and even politicians practice their smiles? As a matter of fact, there are more than a dozen different types of smiles.

dreamstime_xs_26682942Have you ever noticed a person that covers their mouth rather than smiling?  Japanese etiquette is that a lady covers her mouth when smiling. This instinct has carried through to other cultures.
It’s not always etiquette that causes one to cover their mouth rather than smile. From missing teeth, crowded teeth, large teeth, discolored teeth, and gummy smiles there is a population of people who are ashamed of their smile.

Research shows the multiple health benefits that occurs from smiling and laughing. Not only will your health improve, but a smile can also have a positive effect on many other areas of your life.

Whatever the reason for hiding that smile, we are here to help. Lima, New Bremen, and Spencerville Dental Associates offer several procedures that could help. Some of the most common smile makeover procedures include porcelain veneers, teeth whitening, dental implants, gum re-contouring, and orthodontics.

Until next time,

Keep smiling, sharing, and caring!

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