14 Interesting Facts about Your Teeth
Our teeth are a very big part of our everyday survival. But what more do you know about those white set of teeth on your mouth? Well, turns out there are a lot of interesting things you have to know about them so we have here 14 interesting facts about our teeth and everything that covers it that we want to share to you:
- On average, Americans spend a total of 38.5 days just brushing their teeth over a lifetime.
- Avid drinkers of 3 or more glasses of soda in each day have a higher rate of 62% in acquiring tooth decay and tooth loss than others who do not. There are 10-12 teaspoons alone in a single can of soda.
- The hardest substance in the human body is the tooth enamel.
- You have a 40% misses in cleaning your tooth surfaces if you do not floss.
- Right-handed people chew their food on the right side of their mouth while lefties chew their food on the left side of their mouth.
- In just one year, kids living in North American spend almost a half million dollars on their chewing gums.
- There are more people who use blue toothbrushes than those who use the red ones.
- The tongue print of each human being is unique.
- On average, a woman smiles 62 times a day while a man smile about 8 times a day.
- Kids are laughter machines. They laugh to around 400 times a day.
- An average person’s brushing time is only for 45 to 70 seconds a day. Experts recommend that one brushes at least 2 minutes.
- By the age of 17, 78% of the American population have had at least 1 cavity.
- The most valuable and expensive tooth belonged to the famous Sir Isaac Newton. It costs $3,633 ($35,700 in today’s terms) when it was sold in London. It was set in a ring.
- More than 300 bacteria types are residing in a person’s dental plaque.
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