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Fun Facts

Did you know?

  • Right-handed people generally chew food on their right side as left-handed people generally chew food on their left side. Interesting!
  • 73% of Americans in the U.S. would rather go grocery shopping than floss their teeth.
  • In the middle ages, people would boil wine and dog teeth and use this liquid as mouthwash. Gross!
  • A snail’s mouth is about the size of a pin head, but they have over 25,000 teeth!
  • The average person has 32 teeth, which include 4 wisdom teeth, 8 incisors, 4 canines, 12 molars and 8 pre-molars.
  • There are 10-12 teaspoons of sugar in a can of soda.
  • Giraffes only have bottom teeth
  • You need to change your toothbrush after any illness since the bacteria can implant themselves on the bristles!

Amazing dental facts

  • Placing the cap back on the toothpaste actually favors more bacteria growth than leaving it off because the enclosed area has more moisture, creating the perfect environment!
  • Tooth decay become a common problem the same year Coca-Cola was launched into the food market.
  • Saccharine Sodium, a common ingredient used to sweeten toothpaste, is 500 times sweeter than sugar.
  • Tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the human body.
  • Keep your toothbrush at least 6 feet from the toilet in order to avoid airborne bacteria from getting on it like those in the environment caused by flushing the toilet.
  • The first toothbrush created dates back to 1498 and was made of hog hairs, horse hairs and badger hairs