Healthy You

Smile and the World Smiles with You!

DrTung’s fully endorses World Smile Day!  Why? Because smiling is contagious and fills the world with positivity (something we always need, and particularly these days!).

Great for Your Health

The Mona Lisa is one of the most famous paintings of all time, said by many to be due to her enigmatic smile. Look it up to see that smile, or lift your spirits a little by clicking on the image below to hear and watch the famous song ‘Smile and the Whole World Smiles With You’, reworked here by Leftover Cuties.

Many believe that smiling does affect others as well as the person smiling! “Have you ever wondered why being around children who smile frequently makes you smile more often? Why? Because smiling is evolutionarily contagious,” says Forbes Magazine.1 

The Chopra Center (founded by Deepak Chopra) promotes that smiling can improve your health and relationships. When researchers asked participants to engage in a challenging task, the people smiling had lower stress levels and lower heart rates than the non-smiling group.2 

In fact, smiling is an incredible mechanism that changes our brain chemicals. “Smiling stimulates our brain’s reward mechanisms in a way that even chocolate, a well-regarded pleasure-inducer, cannot match.”3 

“A smile is also one of the most basic, biologically uniform expressions of all humans”, says Forbes Magazine.  Paul Ekman – a leading expert on facial expressions –  has found that “smiles are cross-cultural and have the same meaning in different societies!”4 

Enjoy Your Life More Fully

You may even notice that smiling helps you start to enjoy life a little more, so flash those pearly whites whenever you get the chance!

And don’t forget, DrTung’s has great stuff help keep your mouth healthy and your smile beaming. Our products are designed to provide the ultimate in natural oral health care. You and your family will enjoy using our products because we use only natural ingredients, mostly wildcrafted and organic, and have a long-term commitment to recyclable and biodegradable materials.  We are a cruelty-free company that embraces diversity and adheres to ethical business practices. We contribute at least 2% of profits to non-profit organizations closely aligned with ocean, land and wildlife conservation, sustainability, reforestation and development of consciousness.

And if all this doesn’t give you enough to smile about, think about this.  Not only can smiling make you more attractive, it can also make you look more youthful. The muscles we use to smile also help lift the face, making us appear younger. So rather than a facelift or botox, try smiling your way through the day — we are sure that you will feel good!5 

Show a happy face this World Smile Day – and pass it on!

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