Fun Dental Facts (Part 1)

Fun Facts About Your Oral Health





  • Some dentist recommend toothbrushes be kept at least 6 feet from the toilet to avoid airborne particles that result from flushing the toilet.


  • 32% of Americans cite bad breath as the least attractive trait of their co-workers.


  • The average human produces 25,000 quarts of saliva in a lifetime – enough to fill 2 swimming pools!
  • The first toothbrush with bristles was developed in China in 1948. The bristles were taken from hogs, and later, horses and badgers. Nylon bristles were introduced in 1938 by Dupont.


  • Some other common tooth remedies from ancient times: for toothache, boil earthworms in oil and put oil drops in your ear. To make loose teeth firm, tie a frog to your jaw.
  • A tooth that has been knocked out starts to die within 15 minutes, but if you put it in milk or hold it in your mouth it will survive longer. See a dentist ASAP!


    Your teeth are unique! That’s why there also is forensic dentistry and records of dental patients are taken to match teeth of recovered bodies.bf75576f98c0a9cfb2310b69a5b7899f
  • Flossing is good for you 


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