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Quirky Dental Facts That May Surprise You

Posted on 4/11/2022 by Summit Dental Group
Quirky Dental Facts That May Surprise YouDental care is very important to ensure your pearly whites and gums remain healthy. Seeing a dentist regularly ensures that your gums and teeth are examined to determine if there are issues of concern that need to be taken care of. If you need dental restorations, a dentist can also provide them. That being said, it is important that you gain some knowledge about dental health. Here we provide you will some dental facts that you may not have known.

Fact No.1

Many dental patients may be aware that prior to having formal dental training and licensing, dental procedures were often performed by barbers. However, you may not know that blacksmiths also performed the work of dentists.

Fact No. 2

The Mayans, the best known of ancient civilizations, were accomplished cosmetic dentists. They performed dental styles such as bejeweled teeth where holes were drilled to embed precious gems.

Fact No.3

Did you know that the average human procedures about 25,000 quarts of saliva during their life? This is enough to fill up about two standard swimming pools. Can you believe it?

Fact No.4

Nylon toothbrush bristles were not introduced in the market until 1938. Before that, pig hair used to be a common bristle material. Just imagine brushing with a toothbrush that smells like bacon?

Fact No.5

In medieval Japan, having black teeth was considered something appealing. Women conscious about their style used roots to help stain their teeth.

Well, these are quite surprising facts, aren't they? Know that you know something you may not have known about dental care and dental habits, why not give your smile that appealing look. Come to our dental office so that we can take care of your mouth. Schedule an appointment for checkups and professional cleanings or implant installation with one of the best dental teams.

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