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10 Fun Dental Facts

It can be difficult to get your child to be excited about their dental health, but we have put together a list of 10 fun (and a few gross) dental facts to help make oral health, well, fun!

  1. George Washington did not have wooden teeth. His fake teeth (dentures) were made out of gold, hippopotamus tusk, elephant ivory, and other people’s teeth.
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  3. Tongues are sort of like fingers – like fingertips, the design on your tongue is completely unique to you. Can you imagine if we used tongue prints instead of fingerprints to identify everyone?
  4. Try to keep your toothbrush as far away from the toilet as possible! When flushed, a toilet can spray particles up to 6 feet away. Yuck!
  5. The average human makes about 25,000 quarts of saliva in a lifetime. That means one person can fill up 2 swimming pools with their spit!
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  7. In 1994, a prison inmate got the idea to braid his dental floss into a rope, he then scaled the wall and escaped.
  8. Do you know who has the longest teeth in the world? It’s the elephant! Its tusks (tusks are elephant’s teeth) can sometimes weigh over 400 pounds.
  9. A long time ago in Medieval Germany, you would cure a toothache by kissing a donkey.
  10. China created the first tooth brush with bristles in 1498; they would use the hair from hogs, horses, and even badgers. The first toothbrush commercial toothbrush was made in 1938.
  11. A snail’s mouth is as big as the head of a pin needle, but it has over 25,000 teeth in it!
  12. Smiles are important to keep healthy especially for you kids; kids can smile up to 400 times a day!

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