added on: October 31, 2019

Smiles of babies and toddlers are all beautiful. Adult smiles, however, are not always described as such. Actually, very few people feel their smile is “beautiful”. As adults age, crowding can lead to a smile of crooked or “jumbled” teeth. The aging process can also result in the discoloration of… Read More…


added on: September 25, 2019

Serving patients throughout Macomb County, Oakland County, and beyond, the Shelby Township dental office of Ban R. Barbat, DDS is known for offering advanced dentistry for all ages. To minimize treatment time, speed healing, and optimize treatment outcomes, Dr. Barbat and her team utilize some of the most advanced techniques… Read More…



added on: March 18, 2019

You may know that no two people have the same fingerprints, even identical twins. However, you may find it particularly interesting that fingerprints are formed in the womb, as the result of amniotic fluid pressure, in the first trimester. People are different in many ways. We all have different hair,… Read More…



added on: May 23, 2018

Buddhist author Thich Nhat Hanh said, “Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.” Ahhh… smiles. They are wonderful! The power of a smile is amazing. There is actually a chemical reason behind their ability to make us… Read More…



added on: October 18, 2017

Let’s say you have several pictures you want to display side by side on a wall. Imagine that they’re each held in a different frame. Although the pictures are of a similar theme, some of the frames are simple, thin types while others are varying sizes, colors and degrees of… Read More…


added on: November 28, 2016

While definitions of beauty vary, symmetry is a common component of how most assess a face as beautiful. A common standard used is a balanced eye alignment with both sides of the mouth, nose and cheeks mirroring one another. However, many beauty ‘experts’ agree that, regardless of meeting these standards,… Read More…


added on: September 12, 2016

I remember a dear female relative whom I’ll refer to as Bess. Bess was rather meticulous about her appearance. Her attire was always color-coordinated and she wore matching jewelry with every outfit. She was one of those ladies who always had “every hair in place.” Yet, the thing that always… Read More…


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