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Posted on June 5, 2013 by West Corporation 


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Fun Facts for Facebook – “Fun in the Sun” Edition

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It’s that time of year again. To prepare properly, we have some ideas for “Fun in the Sun” sharing. For your patients scrolling through Facebook during a vacation, checking out their News Feed during a school summer break or just distracting themselves while stuck indoors, here are some fun facts you might consider sharing this summer.

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  • Wearing sunglasses blocks up to 99% of UV rays, which can easily cause damage to the eye. So now you have a legitimate medical reason to get those new shades!
  • Children should wear a sunscreen of at least SPF30 when outdoors, even if the sun isn’t shining. Overcast skies can be just as damaging to the skin as sunny skies.
  • Watermelon is a particularly refreshing summer treat because it has such high water content – 92% water and 8% sugar. This high water content can also help clean your teeth and gums.
  • If you’re near a beach, consider taking a swim! The ocean’s salt water decreases bacteria in your mouth, providing a healthy oral environment.
  • While you don’t want too much sun, casual and limited sun exposure can be beneficial to your smile, since it increases Vitamin D.
  • Here’s a great reason to chew gum (sugar-free, of course): It promotes the production of saliva to help you stay hydrated during the hot summer months.
  • Play it safe around fireworks! There are 8,500 fireworks-related injuries in the U.S. each year.

As always, we’ll be adding new content to our pages for physicians, dentists and orthodontists throughout the season.

Have a safe and fun summer!


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