By DR. REGGIE THOMAS
February 14, 2018
Category: HISTORY
Tags: Valentine's Day  

 

 

 

 

 

Valentine's Day, also known as Saint Valentine's Day, has been said to originate with a Catholic priest named Valentine many years ago.  Valentine defied the emperor at that time by secretly marrying men and their brides after the emperor had made it illegal to marry.  Since married men were not required to go to war, Emperor Claudius II forbid marriage because he wanted as many single men to fight in his war as he could get.

Valentine disobeyed the emperor's edict by continuing to marry couples until he was sentenced to death.  Before his execution, he sent a letter to a secret love and signed it "From your Valentine."  Whether you have a valentine of your own or not, check out these Valentine's Day celebration suggestions.

VALENTINE'S DAY IDEAS

ENJOY A TASTY TREAT. There are plenty of options when it comes to cooking and/or baking on Valentine's Day.  No matter what treats your may give or receive, just remember their potential impact on your teeth!
MAKE A PERSONALIZED CARD.  Instead of buying a card from the grocery store, take the time to make your own for a loved one.
WATCH A MOVIE.  Put on your favorite romantic comedy, or pick up your valentine's favorite movie.
DO NOTHING!  Valentine's Day restaurant reservations can be hectic! Mixing it up and keeping it simple with a quiet, relaxinf evening may be the best remedy.

Valentine's Day is a time to celebrate love and spend quality time with the people you care about the most.  Whether you're in a realtionship or single, take some time today to appreciate those you love in your life.  Wishing you a happy Valentine's Day celebration and if you have any questions or are in need of an appointment, call our dental office at 918-455-0123!

God Bless,
Dr. Thomas

 

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