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10 Fascinating Facts about Kissing

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Kissing Facts


You can always count on McCreight Progressive Dentistry for all the facts! This Valentines Day we decided to share some interesting Kissing facts with all of our wonderful Clients…. So, Pucker Up!Kissing is good for your teeth

  1. When you kiss someone for the first time, you get a spike in the neurotransmitter dopamine, making you crave more.
  2. Two thirds of people tilt their head to the right when they are Kissing.
  3. When you kiss someone your heart beats faster and more oxygen reaches your brain.
  4. Women tend to rate Kissing as more important in relationships than men do.
  5. The longest kiss lasted 58 hours, 35 minutes and 58 seconds.
  6. When your lips touch someone else’s 5 out of 12 of your cranial nerves are engaged.
  7. Lips are 100 times more sensitive than the tips of the fingers.
  8. Kissing at the conclusion of a wedding ceremony can be traced to ancient Roman tradition where a kiss was used to sign a contract.
  9. The average person spends at least two weeks of their life Kissing
  10. Basorexia” means an overwhelming desire to kiss.

Wishing you a very happy Valentines Day!


Dr. Wendy and Dr. Jim McCreight along with their experienced Team at McCreight Progressive Dentistry offer exceptional dental care at our convenient Steamboat Springs, Colorado office.


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By: Anna Nierenberg, Director of First Impressions at McCreight Progressive Dentistry.