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Fun Facts

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Did You Know?

  • The longest teeth in the world are elephant tusks, sometimes weighing over 400 lbs!
  • Children smile on average 400 times per day!
  • A snail’s mouth is no larger than the head of a pin, but contains over 25,000 teeth!
  • The soreness you feel when you burn your mouth on mozzarella cheese has a name – pizza palette.
  • An average American spends 38.5 total days brushing teeth over a lifetime.
  • More than 300 types of bacteria make up dental plaque.
  • Say cheese! The calcium and phosphorous found in cheese is healthy for your teeth – it reduces the pH level in plaque and re-mineralizes the enamel.
  • If you’re right handed, you will chew your food on your right side. If you’re left handed, you will tend to chew your food on your left side.
  • In 200 AD, the Romans used a mixture of bones, eggshells, oyster shells and honey to clean their teeth.
  • The second most common disease in the United States is tooth decay. The first is the common cold.
  • The average human produces 25,000 quarts of saliva in a lifetime. That is enough saliva to fill 2 swimming pools.
  • Giraffes only have bottom teeth.
  • Just like finger prints, tooth prints and tongue prints are unique to each individual.
  • Dogs have 42 teeth, cats have 30 teeth, pigs have 44 teeth, and an armadillo has 104 teeth.
  • There are 10-12 teaspoons of sugar in a single can of soda.
  • George Washington never had wooden teeth. His dentures were made from gold, hippopotamus tusk, elephant ivory and human teeth!!
  • In 1994, a prison inmate in West Virginia braided dental floss into a rope, scaled the wall and escaped.
  • In Medieval Germany, the only cure for a toothache was to kiss a donkey.

3071 Southport Supply Road, Hwy. 211 #1,
Bolivia, NC 28422

Call Today! (910) 444-2368
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