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No Fool Fun Facts for April

No Fool Fun Facts for April
by Dr. Stephen J. Parr D.D.S.

Read No Fool Fun Facts for April by Dr. Stephen J. Parr D.D.S. to learn more about Grove Smiles® Dentistry and our Dentistry office in Coconut Grove, FL.

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April Fools Day is Here!

In celebration here are fabulous fun facts – no fooling!april-fools-dentist-fun

Here Are 10 Fun Dental Facts

  • 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?
  • Because birds lack teeth, many swallow stones or grits to aid in breaking up hard foods.
  • On average, women smile 62 times a day and men only eight times a day. Step it up, guys!
  • The average American spends 38.5 total days brushing their teeth in their lifetime.
  • 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!
  • In the middle ages, people thought that a dog’s tooth boiled in wine made an excellent mouth rinse to prevent tooth decay. Tasty!
  • The Egyptian Plover, also known as the crocodile bird, is famous for flying into crocodile mouths and cleaning their teeth.
  • Prior to the 1850s, ‘toothpastes’ were usually powders and contained soap and chalk.
  • An obscure law in Vermont states that it is illegal for women to wear false teeth without the written permission of their husband. Crazy!
  • Different animals have different amounts of teeth; armadillos have 104, pigs have 44, and humans have 32.
  • The narwhal’s tusk Is actually a tooth! Better yet, do you know what a narwhal is?

Another Cool Fact:

Our teeth are amazing! Without them, we wouldn’t be able to speak, eat, sing, or smile properly. So take care of them and they will let you enjoy life with a large happy foolish grin.

Want To Join In The Fun?

It’s always fun to learn about the obscure facts and crazy history that make up our tooth trivia!

Do you know any other cool dental facts?

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For Your Health,

Dr. Stephen J. Parr D.D.S.

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