Did you know?

Less time than making coffee…

It only takes a minute to floss, less time than it takes to fix a cup of coffee.  It is easy, it provides health benefits that last a lifetime- and it makes you look and feel better.

Hogs, horses, and badgers?

Did you know that the first toothbrush with bristles was manufactured in China in 1498? Bristles from hogs, horses, and badgers were used. The first commercial toothbrush was made in 1938.

25,000 quarts

The average human produces 25,000 quarts of saliva in a lifetime, which is enough to fill TWO swimming pools. Think about that while you’re out swimming this summer.

Does your scalp bleed when you wash your hair?

Nearly 75% of all Americans have some degree of gum disease, the most common chronic infection in the United States.  The leading warning sign is bleeding gums.  Believe it or not, bleeding when flossing is NOT normal or healthy.  Imagine if your scalp bled when washing your hair.

20 million workdays

Did you know that over 20 million workdays are lost each year due to dental illness?

Like fingerprints and tongues…

Each person's set of teeth is unique much like fingerprints.   Even identical twins do not have exactly the same set of teeth.  Tongues are unique too.

The single most chronic childhood disease?

Tooth decay is the single most chronic childhood disease-5 times more common than asthma and 7 times more common than hay fever.  So make sure your kids brush their teeth after they eat their Halloween candy!

Chewing from your right/ left side 

Did you know if you’re right-handed you will chew your food more on your right side.  If you’re left-handed you will tend to chew your food on your left side

300 types of bacteria

Did you know that there are more than 300 types of bacteria that makeup dental plaque?

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