Things that Make You Go Hmmm…

Things that make you go hmmmm…..

The average human produces 25,000 quarts of saliva in a lifetime. That is enough spit to fill 2 swimming pools! Sunscreen anyone?

38.5 = the total days an average American spends brushing teeth over a lifetime.

73% of Americans would rather go grocery shopping than floss.

Dentists have recommended that a toothbrush be kept at least six (6) feet away from a toilet to avoid airborne particles resulting from the flush. YIKES!

A toothpick is the object most often choked on by Americans.

Every year, kids in North America spend close to half a billion dollars on chewing gum.

Only 40% of young people age 6 to 19 had ever in their lives had cavities.

Adults with post-high-school degrees had an average of three more teeth than those without a high school diploma. 
Hmmm…

Smokers remain three times more likely than non-smokers to lose all their teeth.  Seems like a good reason to quit now.

80% of people are not happy with their smile, are you?

Your tongue is as unique as your fingerprint. No two people have the same tongue print. Similarly, the patterns left on teeth over time due to the wear and tear of a person’s eating habits and lifestyle can also provide convincing evidence about a person’s identity.

Right-handed people, tend to chew food on their right side, while left-handed people tend to chew on their left side.

There are more bacteria in your mouth than people on earth.

And finally…. did you know that a sneeze zooms out of your mouth at over 600 mph! WOW!!!!

For more interesting facts, read below:

http://starsmilez.com/blog/super-fun-dental-facts/

http://pediatricdentistryofglensfalls.com/10-dental-fun-facts/

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