quote by Ogden Nash

Some tortures are physical And some are mental, But the one that is both Is dental.

— Ogden Nash

Tempting Dental quotations

Even pearls are dark before the whiteness of his teeth.

I wrote a song about dental floss but did anyone's teeth get cleaner?

Hockey players wear numbers because you can't always identify the body with dental records.

Millions of Americans, adults and children, lack access to dental care.

My wife is such a bad cook, if we leave dental floss in the kitchen the roaches hang themselves.

If suffering brought wisdom, the dentist's office would be full of luminous ideas.

My dental hygienist is cute. Every time I visit, I eat a whole package of Oreo cookies while waiting in the lobby. Sometimes she has to cancel the rest of the afternoon's appointments.

An aching tooth is better out than in. To lose a rotting member is a gain.

A man loses his illusions first, his teeth second, and his follies last.

When we talk about the healthcare crisis in America we've got to also be talking about the dental crisis and how to address it.

If we take care of our mental health like our dental health; we'll be ok.

I embarked on a risky course of plastic surgery and silicone injections, major dental realignments and gruesome medical procedures. I pray that young dancers, those who imitate me at their peril, will avoid this blind alley. It is more than a dead end; it is a dead beginning.

I always wanted to be a dentist from the time I was in high school, and I was accepted to dental school in the spring of 1972. I was planning to go, but after the Olympics there were other opportunities.

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?

Of course I'm funky like fat people having intercourse.

Basically, the funk is stuck in your teeth...so get the dental floss.

Look, if you have somebody who doesn't have health insurance, who doesn't have a doctor or dentist, and in order to deal with their cold or flu or dental problem, they go to an emergency room - in general, that visit will cost ten times more than walking into a community health center.

For people on social assistance, the loss of free dental care, prescription drugs and subsidized housing can greatly outweigh additional income from working. We've all heard the stories.

Adam and Eve had many advantages, but the principal one was that they escaped teething.

A dentist at work in his vocation always looks down in the mouth.

Around 1998, I went through lots of pressures and struggles.

My children got married within eight months of each other, my son was diagnosed with cancer and went through major surgery and radiation, my mother had five life-threatening hospitalizations where I stayed with her, my husband's dental office burned to the ground.

I don't get off on romantic parts. But I often think if I had had my dental work done early on, well, maybe.

Every tooth in a man's head is more valuable than a diamond.

Trying to figure out God is like trying to catch a fish in the Pacific Ocean with an inch of dental floss.

Blessed are they who hold lively conversations with the helplessly mute, for they shall be called dentists.

Bad dental hygiene can lead to respiratory infections and an increased risk for heart disease and strokes.

I got some real rough dental work done not long ago, and my mouth's still numb right here [points to the left side of his chin]. So it kind of messes with my speech a little bit, so don't y'all think that I took too many cos I haven't.

No, my friend, I am not drunk. I have just been to the dentist, and need not return for another six months! Is it not the most beautiful thought? --Poirot

My mom gave me one of those cloth calendars for the kitchen.

It took me three hours to sew in a dental appointment.

How is it that mercury is not safe for food additives and Over the Counter drug products, but it is safe in our vaccines and dental amalgams?

In the studio we use a pretty wide range of materials for the sculptures;

silicone, fibreglass, human and animal hair, ABS plastic, dental acrylic, traditional and high-tech plasters, stainless steel, automotive paint, plywood, Britannia metal, found objects and taxidermy animals.

Ladies, [motherhood] is a full-time job.

Do not kid yourself that you can be a dental receptionist and a mother; that you can be a typist and a mom; that you can be a Vice President and a mom. One of the two things will win. Now look at your Bible and ask what you have to do.

Some old women and men grow bitter with age;

the more their teeth drop out, the more biting they get.

A retired teacher paid $62,000 towards her pension and nothing, yes nothing, for full family medical, dental and vision coverage over her entire career. What will we pay her? $1.4 million in pension benefits and another $215,000 in health care benefit premiums over her lifetime.

I could have been a dental hygienist with nothing bad ever appearing in print about me, but that's not how I've chosen to lead my life. I knew that you put yourself under a microscope the more famous you become.

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