Fun Dental Facts

It is time for some fun. Dentistry isn’t all serious all the time. We are going to mix it up with some fun facts and interesting findings!

  • Tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the human body. Regardless of this fact – please continue to open bottle with bottle openers.
  • According to a recent survey done by Time Magazine, 59% of Americans would rather have a dental appointment than be sitting next to someone talking on a cell phone. What about you?
  • If you’re right handed, you will chew your food on your right side. If you’re left handed, you will tend to chew your food on your left side.
  • Dogs have 42 teeth, cats have 30 teeth, pigs have 44 teeth, and an armadillo has 104 teeth. The snail’s mouth is no larger than the head of a pin, but it can have over 25,000 teeth What on earth??
  • Just like finger prints, tooth prints are unique to each individual – it is true and not just some Hollywood movie plot!

What fun things do you know about teeth?