Fun and Interesting Facts about Teeth

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You can’t imagine smiling without having your teeth. At Drs. Heidary and Ghoreshi Dental Group, we have curated a list of interesting facts about teeth that you probably never knew. Read this file for further information.


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Introduction  Teeth are an important part of your body. They help you in chewing your food keeping your jaw steady and also complement your smile.

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Here are some interesting facts about your teeth which you never knew:  Enamel on the outer surface of your teeth is the hardest part of your body.  Your teeth are very unique just like your fingerprints no two people in the world have the same set of teeth.  An average person spends 38.5 days brushing their teeth over their lifetime.  1/3 of your tooth is underneath your gums.  Your mouth produces over 25000 quarts of saliva in a lifetime.  Baby teeth start to form even when the baby is inside the womb.  Wisdom teeth are becoming obsolete.

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 There are thousands of tiny teeth in snails.  An armadillo has 104 teeth.  Sharks never get cavities due to the presence of fluoride in their teeth.  An average person brushes for only 45-70 seconds a day while the recommended amount is 2-3 minutes.  An average woman smiles 62 times a day whereas an average man smiles only 8 times.  People prefer blue toothbrushes over red ones.  The most common oral disease in the world is a tooth cavity. Here are some interesting facts about your teeth which you never knew:

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 Many diseases including heart disease are linked to your oral health.  About 60-90 of children have tooth decay.  In the US a child is 5 times more likely to seek emergency help due to dental problems compared to asthmas.  In Canada an estimated 2.26 million school days are missed each year due to dental problems.  There can be 1 billion bacteria on each tooth if you don’t practice oral hygiene.  Your chewing side is usually directly proportional to your active hand. If you are right-handed then usually you’ll be chewing mainly with the right side of your jaw. Here are some interesting facts about your teeth which you never knew:

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Contact Us  To keep your teeth healthy it’s very important to visit a dentist regularly.  At Drs. Heidary and Ghoreshi Dental Group we provide all dental solutions to assist you with your problems. Visit us or book your free smile analysis today.  Book your free consultation today Address: 2180 Itabashi Way Unit C Burlington ON L7M 5A5 Call: 905 637-5463 or 905 332-0105 Website: