The truth is, our teeth are amazing! Without them we wouldn’t be able to speak, eat, sing, or smile properly. We’d like to celebrate our teeth by sharing some interesting dental facts you may not have known!
Here Are 10 Fun Dental Facts
- 1. If you've been using floss daily, by the end of the year the total length will be the perimeter of a baseball diamond! Is your floss going to make it to home plate?
- 2. Because birds lack teeth, many swallow stones or grits to aid in breaking up hard foods.
- 3. On average, women smile 62 times a day and men only eight times a day. Step it up, guys!
- 4. The average American spends 38.5 total days brushing their teeth in their lifetime.
- 5. Only 40 percent of young people age six to 19 have had cavities in their life. That’s down from 50 percent a decade ago!