- The average person produces enough saliva in a lifetime to fill two swimming pools!
- In 1994 a prison inmate in West Virginia braided floss into a rope, scaled the wall and escaped.
- Tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the human body, but we don’t recommend that you use your pearly whites to open bottle caps!
- The most valuable tooth belonged to Sir Isaac Newton. In 1816 one of his teeth was sold in London for $3,633.00 or in today’s terms $35,700.00 The tooth was set in a ring. (Source: Guinness World Records 2002)
- The average woman smiles about 62 times a day! A man? Only 8! Kids laugh around 400 times a day. Grown-ups just 15.
- How much is the Tooth Fairy paying per tooth? Average of $2 per tooth.
- Like fingerprints, everyone’s tongue print is different. Even identical twins do not have exactly the same set of teeth.
- If you’re right handed, you will chew your food on your right side. If you’re left handed, you will tend to chew your food on your left side.
Jaw pain is often caused by Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome. Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome is often simply referred to as TMJ syndrome. It is