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100 Best Dental Quotes To Make You Smile

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Dentist quotes are not only funny but quite true as well!

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It is so important to brush your teeth, take care of your oral health, and thank your dental hygienist.

A smile is your unique accessory and pearly white teeth make it even more beautiful. If you want to keep the aching tooth away and want to keep those pearly whites intact, taking good care of your teeth is a must. You must always brush your teeth! As Miguel de Cervantes said, “Every tooth in a man's head is more valuable than a diamond.” So remember to brush your teeth, and look after them as well as you would look after a diamond!

It is important to teach children about dentistry and the importance of looking after their teeth, and dentist quotes can be a great way to do this. A dentist can clean our teeth for us once in a while, but the main responsibility to brush our teeth is firmly on us.

Dental quotes are a great way to realize the importance of cleaning one’s teeth. So, we have compiled some of the best dentistry quotes about teeth, quotes about dentists, and quotes about smiling to make you flash those pearly whites. We have even found some awesome quotes for dentists themselves, for every dentist at work right now!

If you love reading quotes check out these [doctor quotes] and keep smiling quotes for more quotes to keep you smiling.

The Best Dental Quotes

It is so important to brush your teeth to look after your winning smile! Smiling is good for your health and these dental quotes are a wonderful motivation to remember that they are your teeth, no dentist can clean them better than you!

1. “A dentist at work in his vocation always looks down in the mouth.”

– George D Prentice.

2. “Every tooth in a man's head is more valuable than a diamond.”

- Miguel de Cervantes.

3. “The tongue is ever turning to the aching tooth.”

- Thomas Fuller.

4. “For there was never yet a philosopher that could endure the toothache patiently.”

— William Shakespeare, ‘Much Ado About Nothing’.

5. “I like it when my mother smiles. I especially like it when I make her smile.”

-  Adriana Trigiani.

6. “Blessed are those who can hold lively conversations with the helplessly mute, for they shall be called dentists.”

– Ann Landers.

7. “A smile remains the most inexpensive gift...”

– Og Mandino.

8. “I didn't want to be an actress. I wanted to be a dentist, but you never know what life will bring you.”

- Sofia Vergara.

9. “Some old women and men grow bitter with age; the more their teeth drop out, the more biting they get.”

- George D Prentice.

10. “I  was created to create beautiful smiles.”

― Mosman Dental Clinic.

11. “But I often think if I had had my dental work done early on, well, maybe.”

- Morgan Freeman.

12. “There is no weaponry in the feminine armoury to which men are so vulnerable as they are to a smile.”

– Dorothy Dix.

13. “If you’ve put a smile on someone’s face today, you’ve done more good than you know.”

- Richelle E. Goodrich.

14. “When I was in sixth grade… I wrote my first sketch, 'The Dentist.' I played the dentist... what can go wrong at the dentist…”

– Trey Parker.

15. “In diagnosis, think of the easy first.”

- Martin H Fischer.

16. “A man begins cutting his wisdom teeth the first time he bites off more than he can chew.”

- Herb Caen.

17. “If Alien was my friend, I'd like to be with him when he went to the dentist…”

- Jack Handy.

18. “She laughs at everything you say. Why? Because she has fine teeth.”

– Benjamin Franklin.

19. “I always notice a person's smile. I'm a dental hygienist.”

- Winifred Hervey.

20. “Good dental care doesn't make you a good student, but if your tooth hurts, it's hard to be a good student.”

– Geoffrey Canada.  

21. “Don’t take life too seriously! Nobody gets out alive anyway. Smile.”

- Dawn Gluskin.

22. “Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.”

– Mother Teresa.

23. “Some people who can skirt precipices without a tremor have a strong dread of the dentist's chair.”

- C.C. Gaither.

24. “You’re never fully dressed without a smile.”

– Martin Charnin.

25. “Whether you have teeth or not, smile! Because our world always needs a smile!”

- Mehmet Murat İldan.

26. “… old men without teeth. Old men with no teeth… strong for them after all.”

– William Shakespeare, ‘Much Ado About Nothing’.

27. “If a patient cannot clean his teeth no dentist can clean them for him.”

- Martin H. Fischer.

28. “Be like a duck, paddling and working very hard inside the water, but what everyone sees is a smiling calm face.”

- Manoj Arora.

29. “You should avoid sweets. After all, you just signed away your dental insurance.”

- Tony Kushner.

30. “Dental hygiene is the study of preventive oral healthcare including the management of behaviors to prevent oral disease…”

- Michele Leonardi Darby.

31. “I find that most men would rather have their bellies opened for five hundred dollars than have a tooth pulled for five.”

- Martin H Fischer.

32. “No one would disagree that it would be better to maintain oral health throughout life...”

- Wiley-Blackwell.

33. “I was a left-handed dentist who made people cry.”

– Casey Stengel.

34. “When he smiles it’s as if you’ve just told him the first joke on earth.”

- Mitch Albom.

35. “Poor dental hygiene can be fatal.”

- Rand C. Capp.  

36. “Love conquers all things except poverty and toothache.”

- Mae West.

37. “I have just been to the dentist, and need not return for another six months! Is it not the most beautiful thought?”                                                          

– Agatha Christie.

38. “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.

39. “His smile bore the same relation to a real smile as false teeth do to real teeth.”

- Rebecca West.

40. “The role of a dentist is to preserve and prevent oral diseases of teeth, gum and jaws and supporting structures.”

-   Vijay Tare.

41. “My dentist is actually a highly technical specialist, constantly experimenting with the latest dental research. The equipment he has makes my old dentist look prehistoric.”

- Joelle Carter.

42. “Dentistry is the science and art of preventing and controlling the dental disease.”

– Vijay Tare.

43. “No one can take our smiles away when dental decay is kept miles away.”

- Prof. Dr. Ninad Moon.

44. “Listen to the wisdom of the toothless ones”

-Fijian proverb.

The right tooth quote can make you laugh all your troubles away!

Funny Dental Quotes

Anyone who has suffered the pain of toothache will never say an aching tooth is better than taking a little time out for your oral health regularly. Read these funny dentist quotes to find out more!

45. “Some tortures are physical and some are mental, but the one that is both is dental.”

- Ogden Nash.

46. “When a writer becomes a reader of his or her own work, a lot can go wrong. It's like do-it-yourself dentistry.”

– William Collins.

47. “You don't have to brush all your teeth, just the ones you want to keep.”

- Unknown*.

48. “I won’t have to brush my teeth or floss tonight. Any food trapped in my teeth got knocked out.”

- Charles Thomas.

49. “When fortune turns against you, even jelly breaks your teeth.”

—Iranian proverb.

50. "Smile, it lets your teeth breathe."

- Unknown*.

51. “A gold tooth is to some blacks, what braces are to all whites.”

- Mokokoma Mokhonoana.

52. “The grinding of the intellect is for most people as painful as a dentist's drill.”

-Leonard Woolf.

53. “If suffering brought wisdom, the dentist's office would be full of luminous ideas.”

— Mason Cooley.

54. “Roses are red, violets are blue. It's time for your dental cleaning and maybe a checkup, too.”

- Greg Daniels.

55. “I had very good dentures once… It’s the only form of jewelry a man can wear that women fully appreciate.”

—Graham Greene.

56. “Dentist, a man with more pull than a politician.”

- C.C. Gaither.

57. “My health plan doesn't cover dental, so I enrolled my teeth as 32 dependents, each needing a complete physical once a year.”

– Robert Brault.

58. “All dentists talk while they work. They have inherited this from their professional ancestors, the barbers.”

-  C.C. Gaither.

59. “An aching tooth is better out than in. To lose a rotting member is a gain.”

– Richard Baxter.

60. "A man loses his illusions first, his teeth second, and his follies last."                        

- Helen Rowland.

61. “Love conquests aren't dental check-ups.”

-   Sasha Valenti.

62. “The only way I can make a Jim Carrey face is through Novocain at the dentist’s office.”

- Sasha Azevedo.

63. “I told my dentist my teeth are going yellow. He told me to wear a brown tie.”

- Rodney Dangerfield.

64. “The man with a toothache thinks everyone happy whose teeth are sound.”

– George Bernard Shaw.

65. “Happiness is your dentist telling you it won’t hurt and then having him catch his hand in the drill.”

- Johnny Carson.

66. “Adam and Eve had many advantages, but the principal one was that they escaped teething.”

– Mark Twain.

67. “I covered my face because they had taken my wisdom teeth out.”

- Josh Brolin.

68. “If you have more cavities than you have teeth, then you’ve led a ‘sweet’ life.”

– Stanley Victor Paskavich.

69. “Lying through your teeth does not count as flossing.”

– Unknown*.

70. “Good looking people with strong, fluoridated teeth get things handed to them on platters.”

– Douglas Coupland.

71. “When life is kicking others in the teeth, become a dentist.”

– Kevin Myers.

72. “Tooth decay was a perennial national problem that meant a mouthful of silver for patients, and for dentists a pocketful of gold.”

- Claudia Wallis.

73. “Dentist: a prestidigitator who, putting metal into your mouth, pulls a coin out of your pocket.”

- Ambrose Bierce.

74. "Ignore your teeth and they’ll go away."

- Unknown*.

These 'look after your smile' quotes will remind you about the importance of oral hygiene!

Short Dental Quotes That Are Perfect As Instagram Captions

Got great teeth and a beautiful smile? Communicate with others through quotes, and why not use these captions with your Instagram photos to make them more smile-worthy!

75. “A smile is an inexpensive way to change your looks.”

– Charles Gordy.

76. “Teeth are always in style.”

- Dr. Seuss.

77. “Life is short. Smile while you still have teeth.”

–Mallory Hopkins.

78. "Faced with the choice of enduring a bad toothache or going to the dentist, we generally tried to ride out the bad tooth."

- Joseph Barbera.

79. “Math anxiety is worst than a regular check up at the dentist. “

- Charmaine J. Forde.

80. “Teeth aren’t pearly, until you smile.”

- Anthony Liccione.

81. “Trips to the dentist - I like to postpone that kind of thing.”

– Johnny Depp.

82. “Eyes are the windows to the soul. A smile is the mirror of the heart.”

-  Janna Cachola.

Popular Dental Quotes Used In Posters

Short quotes about the benefits of taking good care of the teeth are an easy way to motivate children and patients. Short quotes like “don’t rush when you brush” and “communication starts in teeth” are popular as poster quotes. Here’s some more for you.

83. “Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.”

- Dr. Seuss.

84. “Smiling is fun with healthy teeth & gums.”

- Prof. Dr. Ninad Moon.

85. “A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.”

-  Phyllis Diller.

86. “Dentist, a man who always tries not to get on your nerves.”

- C.C. Gaither.

87. "Treat your password like your toothbrush. Don’t let anybody else use it, and get a new one every six months.”

– Clifford Stoll.

88. “Music helps not the toothache.”

- George Herbert.

89. “To be prepared is half the victory.”

- Miguel de Cervante.

90. “Nutrition is also a significant factor that influences the development of the entire mouth, not just the teeth, and it should include a healthy prenatal diet, breast-feeding, and raising children on real, unprocessed food."

- Nadine Artemis.

91. “You’ll find that life is still worthwhile, if you just smile.”

- Charlie Chaplin.

92. “A genuine smile comes from the heart, but a healthy smile needs good dental care."

- Wayne Chirisa.

93. “His teeth are beautiful, the loveliest I've seen so far on these streets.”

― Marie Lu, 'Legend'.

94. “I go to a woman dentist. It's a relief to be told to open my mouth instead of shut it."

- Bob Monkhouse.

95. “Beyond brushing, the internal factors that nourish the teeth are so important: eating real foods, hormonal balanced, minerals, fat-soluble vitamins, and healthy fluid exchange through the teeth."

- Nadine Artemis.

96. “The teeth protect the dust, germs and any foreign objects entering in the mouth with the help of lips."

- Vijay Tare.

97. “Stress, processed foods, and inadequate nutrition negatively affect dental fluid flow.”

-  Nadine Artemis.

98. “The teeth give a sound support with the help of jaw bones to facial structures."

- Vijay Tare.

99. “ The smile of a child enlarges the universe.”

-  Charles de Leuss.

100. “Babies are generally born without teeth, yet their teeth are already forming."

- Nadine Artemis.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for 100 of the best dental quotes to make you smile, then why not take a look at these baby smile quotes or wellness Wednesday quotes for more quotes to make you smile?

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