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What muscles are used to smile?
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Asked in Human Anatomy and Physiology
Is it true that you exercise 30 muscles when you smile?
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How many muscles does it take to smile and to frown?
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What muscles are used in smiling?
The muscles that are used in the process of smiling are the face muscles. There are twelve muscles that help the face to smile, a couple of them are, the Zygomaticus major and minor and the Levator anguli oris. There are of course 9 more that are included in the smile process. It is not clear exactly how many muscles are used when smiling. Some of the muscles used for smiling are the levator anguli oris, the levator labii superioris, the orbicularis oculi, the risorius, the zygomaticus major and minor.