interesting facts about teeth
September 29, 2009 | In: Medical facts
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.
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.
An adult human has 32 permanent teeth.
Dinosaur teeth come in a huge range of sizes and shapes–daggers, knives, shears, pegs, combs, rakes, filelike rasps, crushing batteries, and vices.
Before toothbrushes were invented people used twigs or their fingers to brush their teeth.
In our life we produce about 10000 gallons of saliva and as we age the saliva secretions decreases making as more prone to dental diseases.
40% of people over 65 do not have all of their teeth.