Mark Twain once said “Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been”
Fun Facts about Smiling:
Smiling is contagious: It’s not just a saying. Scientists have proven that people have trouble frowning while looking at someone who is smiling. Our body naturally wants to smile!
Smiling can boost your mood and even your immune system and this time of the year we all could benefit from that. Psychologists have found that if you’re in a bad mood forcing yourself to smile can instantly boost your mood!
Smiling can improve your physical health. Your body is more relaxed when you smile which contributes to good health and a stronger immune system.
It’s easier to smile than frown: By smiling, you use fewer muscles than frowning.
It’s a universal sign of happiness: Shaking someone’s hand can mean a variety of different things around the world but smiling is the universal sign of happiness.
Smiling can reduce stress and pain: Smiling releases endorphins which is a stress reliever and also known as a pain fighting chemical.
Smiling can reduce blood pressure.
At Wright Dental Center smiling more often is our New Year’s resolution!