Latest Smile Stories

Understanding Facial Expressions On World Smile Day
2013-10-04 09:26:55

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In 1963, Massachusetts artist Harvey Ball created the iconic yellow smiley face, an international sign of goodwill and peace. Though the image is instantly recognizable, some Spanish researchers are questioning the power of the smile and suggest this expression could confuse our perceptions of others’ emotions. Human beings frequently communicate without words through body language or facial expressions, but these can be altered...

2013-09-19 23:04:18

Longtime Operation smile supporter recognized for outstanding contributions to humanity: personal experience is motivation for her philanthropic efforts. (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 “I believe I was saved so that I could in turn help those in need,” Professor Alice Chiu gently remarked while reflecting on her recent honor for “Outstanding Contributions to Humanity” presented by the USA International Culture and Science Academy*. Alice Chiu knows firsthand the pain of helplessness....

2013-08-26 23:25:12

Tehya's family knew she needed braces but couldn't afford them. Then they heard about the Erie Smile for a Lifetime Chapter at Utley & Iszkula Orthodontics that awards orthodontic scholarships (free braces) to underserved children. Erie, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 When Tehya's family heard about Smile for a Lifetime they were excited about the possibility of their daughter receiving free braces but when she was chosen by the board of directors to receive a...

2013-08-06 23:17:29

National Smiles Week is happening now in August. Marriage guru and bestselling author Hellen Chen talks about how smiling could improve the quality of one's marriage and she announces the 5th Love Seminar in Los Angeles. (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 This week is National Smile Week. The benefits of smiling have long been talked about as covering all facets of a person’s life from personal success to health. A Wayne State University research project titled “Smile Intensity in...

2013-07-30 23:19:22

Expert Dr. Zack Zaibak Provides Tips on Transforming Smile, Life in New Book Chicago (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 Struggling love life, career or self-esteem? The solution can be as easy as bright, healthy teeth. In his new book, The Hidden Truth Behind Beautiful Smiles, dentist Dr. Zack Zaibak offers insight into the art of transforming, restoring and maintaining smiles. “Many options exist regardless of the condition of a person’s teeth or even budget,” says Zaibak. “With modern...

2013-07-26 23:20:55

DEXIS® digital X-ray systems, now in place at Share a Smile’s charitable dental clinic, help meet a growing need in Utah County. Hatfield, PA (PRWEB) July 26, 2013 DEXIS has donated Platinum™ intra-oral digital sensors and image management software to Share a Smile, a non-profit organization that provides dental services for the homeless to help them become employable again. The clinic operates in Provo, Utah. DEXIS, along with Henry Schein® Practice Solutions (makers of...

Word of the Day
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'