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All of us at Lake Highlands Dental are fascinated by teeth to the point that we decided to dedicate thousands of hours of training and our entire careers to them. “Why”, you ask? In short, teeth are strong, valuable, and astounding parts of our bodies.

Here’s the more detailed answer as to why we love teeth:

1. Teeth are your eaters. It’s commonly known that you must eat food to survive, and most people love it. Guess what? You need your teeth to enjoy your food! Whether it’s chewing delicious dinners or munching on a light breakfast, your teeth are what make it happen. So next time you take a bite out of your top-choice food, take a second to think about how much your teeth are helping you love it.

2. Teeth are your smilers. Scientific studies everywhere report that smiling supports a happy and peaceful life. When you smile, your brain releases natural chemicals that give you delight and relief. Your smile has the same effect on the people around you. It builds trust, unity and other elements of positive, secure relationships. And it all begins with your teeth.

3. Teeth are your fighters. Your teeth are an army of angels. They are covered in shields of white enamel, the hardest part of your body, which protects your teeth from hard debris and rough blows. They also call upon armies of white blood cells to fight plaque and infection. How? Inside the tooth in the pulp cavity. Here blood moves in and out and your immune system. Your saliva also contains natural cleansing agents fight off germs.

There are so many parts to the tooth and all of them are fascinating. Make sure to take care of your pearly whites because you want them to last. Though they are naturally strong, they do need your help. Make sure to brush twice and floss once daily. Also, come in for an appointment at our office in Dallas, Texas. You can schedule one by calling 214-343-9280.