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Fun Dental Facts

September 19, 2012 at 5:27 PM

Did you know an elephant only has 4 molars? They can weigh up to 5 lbs. and are the size of a brick!

 

In 1570, Queen Elizabeth was given the gift of 6 gold toothpicks to clean her teeth.

 

While a shark grows thousands of teeth in a lifetime, a dolphin only gets one set.

 

The average amount left by the Tooth Fairy in 1950 was $.25. In 1988, it was $1.00.

 

The average amount of floss that is bought every year is 18 yards per person.

 

On September 20th, China celebrates "Love Your Teeth Day".

 

A third of the population squeeze their toothpaste tube from the middle.

 

And finally, did you know Dr. Matz is not only a dentist, but an entertainer as well? Watch the video below to see him in action!

 

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