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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not smiling: Smiling is a facial expression in which the corners of the mouth are upturned. The teeth may or may not be exposed. If may occur when one is amused o ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Weeks
44 years experience Family Medicine
Social smile: People smile to ease tension in social situations, sometimes when they are nervous or embarrassed, sometimes to defer to others. These are situations ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
That's how they are!: Maybe there is a subtle difference in the muscles of one side vs. The other side in people who do this. Maybe they do this because one of their paren ... Read More
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
Muscles: It is the result of their muscles being activated. You can do it voluntarily , but some develop muscle patterns and do it automatically. Ask them next ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Likely a palsy : Question. Does the left eye close as firmly as the right ? Can you wink with both eyes equally ? If you open your lips to see all your teeth is it equ ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Guy is not the king: Because not elvis.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grace Ho
Dr. Grace Ho answered
15 years experience Clinical Psychology
Should be ok: As long as your eyes are smiling (meaning your genuinely happy), your picture will look fine. In fact, some id photo (like passport) you are not supp ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Not really: You can get smile or laugh lines but not dimples which are genetic loss of muscles.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
43 years experience Family Medicine
Endorphins: If you are smiling, I hope you are happy. When you are ;your brain releases chemicals (good ones) that improve almost all aspects of health.Factoid: f ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Smile: Sometimes. There are insicere smiles, mocking smiles and sardonic smiles. Even tetanus produces a smile that is bad. Generally it is nice to smile tho ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Oswari
23 years experience Family Medicine
Yes!: Absolutely yes.
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