Your Health For Tag "smile"

  • Focus on yourself every day, not just Mother’s Day
    May 3, 2020

    Focus on yourself every day, not just Mother’s Day

    General oral health

    Flowers. Cards. Gifts. Breakfast in bed. A day of relaxation. If you’re a mom, you may get special treatment on Mother’s Day. Why wait for Mother’s Day? You spend a lot of time making sure your family is healthy and happy, but you also deserve to focus on yourself. Take great care of your oral health with these tips, and you’ll see the results in your smile and overall health.

  • Why positive surprises can make you smile
    May 1, 2020

    Why positive surprises can make you smile

    General oral health

    Whether it’s a nice note or a thoughtful gift, a pleasant surprise can make your day. Here’s what’s happening when a surprise makes you smile. How you progress from surprised to smiling

  • June is National Smile Month
    Jun. 5, 2018

    June is National Smile Month

    General oral health

    National Smile Month in June is a great time to celebrate the power of a smile. New Delta Dental of Illinois surveys find that smiles significantly impact Illinoisans of all ages.1,2 As well as improving confidence and happiness, a smile can affect everything from success to overall health. Oral health is connected to overall health... More »

  • Get a Fit Smile This Year!
    Jan. 5, 2018

    Get a Fit Smile This Year!

    General oral health

    The new year is a time for picking resolutions and sticking to them (for as long as possible). In addition to working out and eating healthy, why not consider the “fitness” of your teeth? Along with building strong muscles, take these steps to build strong enamel.1 Limit sugary foods and drinks. Bacteria in your mouth... More »

  • Sugar-Free Peanut Butter Cups
    Dec. 20, 2017

    Sugar-Free Peanut Butter Cups


    Ingredients: 5 ounces unsweetened baking chocolate 2 tablespoons butter, divided 4-6 packets powdered stevia 2 tablespoons unsweetened natural peanut butter 2 teaspoons almond meal/flour 2 droppers plain liquid stevia Directions: Melt the chocolate with 1 tablespoon butter. Add stevia to taste. In another bowl, mix the remaining ingredients and stir until smooth. Place 1 teaspoon... More »

  • Value Your Smile
    May 13, 2014

    Value Your Smile

    General oral health

    A smile is meant to display emotion, especially happiness. But this facial movement might actually improve your life in other ways, too! Fake it 'til you make it A smile is made possible because of the zygomatic major, a muscle that contracts at the sides of the mouth. Studies suggest that when you smile, even...