Having teeth and the ability to use them in a smile is something we all have in common. Here are 20 quotes about teeth, dentistry and the power of a smile that will make you want to look after your pearly whites properly so that you can keep smiling!

  1. ‘Every tooth in a man’s head is more valuable than a diamond.’ – Miguel de Cervantes
  1. ‘Smile, it lets your teeth breathe’ – Author Unknown
  1. ‘Blessed are those who can hold lively conversations with the helplessly mute, for they shall be called dentists,’ – Ann Landers
  1. ‘Life is short. Smile while you still have teeth.’ –Mallory Hopkins
  1. ‘There is no weaponry in the feminine armoury to which men are so vulnerable as they are to a smile.’ – Dorothy Dix
  1. ‘She laughs at everything you say. Why? Because she has fine teeth.’ – Benjamin Franklin
  1. ‘You’re never fully dressed without a smile.’ – Martin Charnin
  1. ‘Hair is the first thing. And teeth the second. Hair and teeth. A man got those two things, he’s got it all.’ – James Brown
  1. ‘Cleaning with dogs in the house is like brushing your teeth with Oreos.’ – Author Unknown
  1. ‘You don’t have to brush your teeth, just the ones you want to keep.’ – Author Unknown
  1. ‘An aching tooth is better out than in. To lose a rotting member is a gain.’ – Richard Baxter
  1. ‘If a patient cannot clean his teeth, no dentist can clean them for him.’ – Martin H. Fishcer
  1. ‘A smile is an inexpensive way to change your looks.’ – Charles Gordy
  1. ‘The man with a toothache thinks everyone happy whose teeth are sound.’ – George Bernard Shaw
  1. ‘A smile remains the most inexpensive gift I can bestow on anyone and yet its powers can vanquish kingdoms.’ – Og Mandido
  1. ‘Adam and Eve had many advantages, but the principal one was that they escaped teething.’ – Mark Twain
  1. ‘If you have more cavities that you have teeth, then you’ve led a ‘sweet’ life.’ – Stanley Victor Paskavich
  1. ‘Lying through your teeth does not count as flossing’. – Author Unknown
  1. ‘Good looking people with strong, fluoridated teeth get things handed to them on platters.’ – Douglas Coupland
  1. ‘Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.’ – Mother Theresa