10 facts you probably did not know about teeth

A dentist visit is, in principle, more expensive than taking the flight to Mexico and getting a full investigation by a registered dentist. Of course, it’s what matters with the dentist. But how much do we really know about our teeth? Here are ten facts that you should at least know before grabbing the toothbrush.

01) The surface of the teeth’s enamel is the whole body’s hardest material.

02) Human first teeth, milk teeth, begin to grow already when the fetus is in the uterus. However, they do not break up until they are around 6-12 months. But it is not unusual that you are born with small teeth.

03) So far no human has been documented to have the same set and pattern on the teeth as anyone else. In other words, just your mouth is as unique as your fingerprints. Therefore, one can also identify dead people using the teeth of the body and an existing dental card.

04) On average, a person spends 38.5 days brushing his teeth during his lifetime.

05) Many diseases can be associated with your oral hygiene. Including heart disease and diabetes.

06) One third of your teeth is in the gums. That is, only two thirds of each tine’s length is visible.


07) If you get your teeth turned out for a wild crown, make sure you have your teeth in your mouth with milk. This keeps your teeth alive longer. Then you hurry to the nearest dentist and hope that the teeth will be able to return.

08) The person usually manages both hygiene and needs in one room – the bathroom. However, you should keep your toothbrush in a safe place because airborne bacteria from the toilet would rather look forward to just your toothbrush.

09) 1994, a prisoner from a prison in West Virginia, USA, by throwing flour on the wall daily until it broke down. However, we recommend that you use it in your mouth instead, to compensate the 35% of the teeth area that you often miss with a regular toothbrush.

10) When you had toothache in medieval Germany, the only medicine was to kiss a donkey. Fortunately, today we have come a little longer in research.