Most people go about their days without ever thinking about their teeth. But when you stop to think about it, teeth are such an incredible part of the human body. What would we do without them? Below are some fun facts to help you smile.

  1. Tooth enamel is the hardest part of the human body.
  2. American adults consume 65% of the candy that is produced each year.
  3. The earliest tooth brush was developed in China around 1600 B.C. It was a simple chewing stick.
  4. The average American will spend 38.5 days brushing there teeth over a lifetime.
  5. People prefer blue tooth brushes over red.
  6. Certain cheeses and dark chocolate have been found to protect teeth from decay.
  7. We buy 14 million gallons of toothpaste a year.
  8. It takes 30 minutes after drinking a soda for the acid inside to wear at your enamel.
  9. An elephants tooth can weigh over 6 pounds and measures one foot across.
  10. If you do not floss, you miss cleaning 40% of your tooth surfaces. Make sure you brush and floss!

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