Are you interested in knowing more about your oral health? Would you like to know the truth about your oral health? If so, you have come to the right blog. Today, our dentist, Dr. Kaitilin Riley, is excited to teach you about teeth, gums, and smiles by sharing some fun dental facts that could possibly blow your mind. Those facts are:
-Every year, kids in North America spend close to a half a billion dollars in chewing gum.
-A fossilized T-Rex tooth can weigh up to a pound.
-The lifespan of a taste bud is about 10 days.
-The average toothbrush contains about 2,500 bristles.
-90 percent of bad breath originates in the mouth.
-Roughly 25 percent of American adults have no teeth.
-People who drink three or more cans of pop daily have 62 percent more cavities, fillings, and tooth loss than people who don’t drink pop.
-Tooth enamel is the hardest structure in the body, even harder than bones.
-Teeth start to form before we’re even born.
Call Kaitilin Riley DDS today at 805-238-3880 if you have any questions. Our dental team will be more than happy to tell you all about dental health in Paso Robles, California, so you can keep your smile in tip-top shape. We look forward to hearing from and helping you!