Add a twist to your Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day typically involves roses, chocolates, and candlelit dinners. But it’s time to change it up. This year let’s make oral health the theme of the day and celebrate with a smile. Here are some ways you can weave oral health into your Valentine’s Day.


Valentine’s Day isn’t just for couples. Try these tips for your valentine, whether they’re a significant other, friend, or family member this year!


Love notes with a dental flair

Start your Valentine’s Day on a unique note — literally. Write a love note that emphasizes smiles. Recall a time when your valentine’s laughter brightened a gloomy day or when a shared joke made both of you laugh. Add a touch of humor by sprinkling in a dental pun or two. Need inspiration? Here are a few to get you started:

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    You’re the toothpaste to my toothbrush; we just go together.

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    You’re the reason for my smile.

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    Your smile is the best gift I can receive.

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    My dentist said to avoid sweets, but I can’t get enough of you.

Toast with a tart cherry mocktail

Instead of clinking glasses filled with sugary concoctions, opt for a delightful mocktail made of tart cherry juice. It’s not just a treat for the taste buds; it’s also loaded with antioxidants and calcium that are essential for good oral health. Blend the tart cherry juice with sparkling water and finish with a cherry on top. Here’s a toast to days filled with love and nights illuminated by your smiles!

A gift that matters: Oral health kits

Move over traditional chocolates and roses. It’s time to gift something different this year, something that enhances the health and well-being of your valentine. Put together a personalized oral health kit. Combine your valentine’s favorite fluoride toothpaste, a toothbrush in their favorite color, dental floss, and the tastiest sugar-free gum for the perfect oral health kit. For those wanting to add something bigger to the mix, consider including a water flosser or an electric toothbrush. Wait to see your valentine’s toothy grin when they open the gift.

Plan an evening of smiles

For the entire evening, celebrate the moments and activities that bring out genuine smiles and laughter. Whether it’s watching a hilarious movie or having a spirited game night, choose activities that you both love. The goal is to ensure that by the end of the night, your faces will hurt from all the smiling.

Create a “Smile Playlist”

Music is powerful — it evokes emotions, memories, and yes, smiles. Spend time curating a playlist of songs that make you smile and share it with your valentine. Then have them do the same.

Indulge in teeth-friendly treats

Take a healthier route this year without compromising taste. Opt for dark chocolate, which contains less sugar than milk or white chocolate, and has important antioxidants. Strawberries, which are rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, also pair perfectly with any Valentine’s Day evening, and they can satisfy your sweet tooth.


This year, plan a day of shared laughs, sweet sips, and the promise of many more smiles.

Happy Valentine’s Day!


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