1. Roughly 4 billion people on the planet use a mobile phone but only around 3.5 billion people actually use atooth brush.
2. Your smile is the first thing people notice when they meet you.
3. By simple brushing and flossing your teeth you can help prevent heart diseases.
4. If you don’t floss you miss cleaning 40% of your tooth surfaces. Make sure you brush and floss twice a day.
5. The plaque formed on our teeth is known to have more than 300 different species of BACTERIA!!
6. People who drink 3 or more sugary sodas daily have 62% more dental decay.
7. A baby tooth won’t fall until there's an adult tooth to replace it.
8. Two people don't have same set of teeth. Your teeth are as unique as your fingerprints.
9. Postponing a dental cleaning will only raise the risk of infection and can lead to more dental issues in the future. By receiving regular dental cleanings at least twice a year we can help to prevent any oral health issues before they spread.
10. If you don’t replace your toothbrush after catching a cold the bacteria in the bristles can re infect you and make you sick.
11. The second most common disease is tooth decay!! It is caused by acid from either by your stomach or from foods and drinks.
12. Visit your dentist every 6 months for a dental check up to ensure good health.
13. Tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the human body. However, we do not recommend that you use your pearly whites to open bottle caps!
14. If you are 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.
15. Like fingerprints, everyone’s tongue print is different.
16. The average woman smiles 62 times a day.The average man smiles about 8 times a day.
17. Kids laugh around 400 times a day, adults just 15 times a day.
18. Regarding animals, Giraffes only have bottom teeth.
19. Just like fingerprints, tooth prints are unique to each individual.
20. The most valuable tooth belonged to Sir Isaac Newton. In 1816 one of his teeth was sold in London for $3,633 or in today’s terms $35,700. The tooth was set in a ring!