Did you know that when you kiss your significant other for a mere 10 seconds that you are swapping over 80 million bacteria? Gross. That kind of takes the fun out of kissing doesn’t it? Actually kissing is not universal among human beings. There are some cultures that do not engage in the practice of kissing. The history of kissing and why we kiss is another matter, however. In our culture kissing seems innate or intuitive. In fact, some people even kiss their canines.
You’ve probably been visiting the dentist your whole life. In twice a year for your cleanings, maybe you’ve had some teeth filled along the way, or maybe braces. Do you just assume you know what your dentist is talking about when he uses dental speak? Do you go home and Google the words you didn’t understand? Well today you’re going to have a crash course in the most commonly used dental terms, so whether you are reading about dentistry or talking about it, you will understand dental speak.
Those are probably words you’ve heard a thousand times from your parents when you were a kid. Well, they knew what they were talking about. Proper posture is very important. Did you know your posture can affect your dental health? It can also affect your overall feeling of well being. Your posture can make you feel happy or sad, and bad posture can even cause aches and pains. If you’re wondering how your posture can affect your dental health, read on for reasons why you should stand up straight and smile.