• Amy Grebenow

Dental Trivia


*What refrigerator staple can save your knocked out tooth while you run to the dentist?

-Milk

*True or false? Teeth are the hardest substance in the human body.

-True

*True or false? Maintaining good oral health can help prevent a heart attack.

-True

*What are 3 cheeses that have been found to protect teeth from decay?

-Aged cheddar, Swiss, and Monterey jack

*Where did the first dental school open up and what was it called?

-Baltimore College of Dental Surgery in Baltimore, Maryland

*What year did the first dental school open up?

-1840

*How many teeth do adults have?

-32

*How many baby teeth do kids have?

-20

*What animal has an unlimited supply of teeth?

-Sharks

*True or false? Turtles and tortoises have a set of teeth.

-False

*What part of the mouth is specific to a person like a finger print?

-The tongue

*What is the most common item choked on by Americans?

-Toothpicks

*What are the biggest teeth in your mouth?

-Molars

*What fruit contains bacteria killing properties?

-Coconut

*What leafy green vegetable can reduce tooth sensitivity?

-Spinach

*What bad habit makes you 4x more likely to lose your teeth?

-Smoking


How many were you able to get right?!