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Elephant tusks are the longest teeth in the world! They can weigh over 400 lbs. An elephant molar is 1 foot across and can weigh up to 9lbs!
A snails mouth is no larger than the head of a pin, but can have 25,000 teeth!
Tooth enamel is the strongest substance in the human body; because it’s so durable, healthy tooth enamel protects teeth from cavity-causing oral bacteria.
Unlike bones or other parts of the body, teeth are incapable of self-repair. Therefore receiving fillings and other dental work is necessary to protect teeth from further damage.
You get 2 sets of teeth in your lifetime. The first set is your baby teeth. You will start to lose your baby teeth at around 6-7 years of age. By the time your 21 years old, you will only have permanent teeth.
An average American will use 14 inches of dental floss every year.
Giraffes have the same number of teeth as humans!
We produce 100,000 gallons of saliva in a lifetime!
Teeth are unique like fingerprints, you can determine age, ethnicity, eating habits and lifestyle from teeth!
Shark teeth are coated with a fluoride which prevents them from getting cavities!
If you are right handed, you tend to chew on the right side of your mouth and vice versa if you are left handed.
About 35% of the population never develops wisdom teeth.
The tongue is the strongest muscle in the human body!
About 2500 years ago the Mayans showed their understanding of dentistry and even bejeweled their teeth using early drills.
Q: Why did the king go to the dentist?
A: -His teeth needed to be crowned!
Q: What time do you go to the dentist?
A: -Tooth Hurty (2:30)
Q:What did the dentist see at the North Pole?
A:- A molar bear
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