Thursday, March 9, 2023

Did You Know...

  • If you don't floss you miss cleaning 40% of the tooth surface.
  • Dentists recommend keeping your toothbrush at least six feet away from the toilet to avoid airborne particles.
  • If you are right-handed, you tend to chew food on the right side of your mouth. If you are left-handed you tend to chew on the left side of your mouth.
  • The greater the amount of time food remains in the mouth, the greater chance of decay.
  • In 200 AD, the Romans used a mixture of bones, eggshells, oyster shells, and honey to clean their teeth. 
  • You are supposed to replace your toothbrush after getting sick.
  • Your teeth are unique, just like your fingerprints. This is why dental records sometimes are used to identify human remains. 
  • Your tooth enamel is the hardest part of your body.
  • You make 10,000 gallons of spit in a lifetime.

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