Fun Teeth Facts!

  • It takes 17 muscles to smile BUT 43 to frown!
  • The average person produces a quart of saliva daily!
  • Like our finger prints, everyone’s tongue print is different!
  • Tooth enamel is the hardest part of our bodies, even harder than our bones!
  • Your tongue is the only muscle in our body that is NOT attached to something at both ends!
  • The first toothbrush was introduced in China in 1498. The bristles were stiff hairs from a pig!
  • Leonardo da Vinci is thought to be the first person to sketch and describe the structure of teeth!
  • It was customary during the middle ages to kiss a donkey if you had a toothache!
  • People prefer blue toothbrushes to red ones!
  • A mosquito’s proboscis has 47 sharp edges (mosquito teeth) on its tip to help cut through skin. They are not used to chew since blood is already in liquid form!
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