Quick Trivia

 *   Teeth start to form before you are born – the first stage begins in the fetus at about six weeks of age. However, they do not come through until the child is between 6-10 months old.
  *   If you are right-handed, you will typically chew your food on your right side. If you are left-handed, you will tend to chew your food on your left side.
  *   Nearly half the surface area of your teeth is between them; this means if you do not floss, you miss cleaning 40% of your tooth surfaces.
  *   Humans are omnivores – we have four different types of teeth (incisors, canine, premolars, and molars) to bite, tear and grind our food.
  *   Humans only have two sets of teeth in their entire lifetime – milk teeth and permanent teeth.
  *   An average person spends 38.5 days brushing their teeth over their lifetime.
  *   Prior to the invention of modern fluoride toothpastes in 1914, Ancient Greeks used pumice, talc, alabaster, coral powder, or iron rust as toothpaste.
  *   The first toothbrushes were tree twigs. Chewing on the tips of the twigs with a frayed end.
  *   Just as unique as fingerprints – no two people have the same set of teeth.
  *   The first commercial floss was manufactured in 1882.