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Quotations about Dental Subjects
Happiness is your dentist telling you it won't hurt and then having him catch his hand in the drill. ~Johnny Carson
A dentist at work in his vocation always looks down in the mouth. ~George D. Prentice
Every tooth in a man's head is more valuable than a diamond. ~Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote, 1605
If suffering brought wisdom, the dentist’s office would be full of luminous ideas. ~Mason Cooley
You don't have to brush your teeth - just the ones you want to keep. ~Author Unknown
Some tortures are physical
And some are mental,
But the one that is both
Too many of today's children have straight teeth and crooked morals. ~Unknown high school principal
The man with a toothache thinks everyone happy whose teeth are sound. ~George Bernard Shaw
Dentist: a prestidigitator who, putting metal into your mouth, pulls coin out of your pocket. ~Ambrose Bierce
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
For there was never yet philosopher
That could endure the toothache patiently.
~William Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing
We do have a zeal for laughter in most situations, give or take a dentist. ~Joseph Heller
Even pearls are dark before the whiteness of his teeth. ~William R. Alger
If a patient cannot clean his teeth, no dentist can clean them for him. ~Martin H. Fischer
An aching tooth is better out than in.
To lose a rotting member is a gain.
~Richard Baxter, Poetical Fragments
A man loses his illusions first, his teeth second, and his follies last. ~Helen Rowland
There are two things in life that a sage must preserve at every sacrifice, the coats of his stomach and the enamel of his teeth. Some evils admit of consolations, but there are no comforters for dyspepsia and the toothache. ~Henry Lytton Bulwer
You know, sometimes a man just can't satisfy all of a woman's desires. Which is why God invented dental floss. ~Author Unknown
Adam and Eve had many advantages, but the principal one was that they escaped teething. ~Mark Twain
The tongue is ever turning to the aching tooth. ~Thomas Fuller
Some old women and men grow bitter with age; the more their teeth drop out, the more biting they get. ~George D. Prentice
I had very good dentures once. Some magnificent gold work. It's the only form of jewelry a man can wear that women fully appreciate. ~Graham Greene
I'm always amazed to hear of air crash victims so badly mutilated that they have to be identified by their dental records. What I can't understand is, if they don't know who you are, how do they know who your dentist is? ~Paul Merton
Tooth decay was a perennial national problem that meant a mouthful of silver for patients, and for dentists a pocketful of gold. ~Claudia Wallis
Last modified 2007 Oct 14 Sun 09:44 PDT