July 27, 2010

Fun Facts

Filed under: — dr_pate @ 12:41 am

What causes a person to be at risk for 62% more dental decay and tooth loss?
Drinking 3 or more sodas a day

Who visits Mexican children to take lost teeth and leave gifts?
The Tooth Mouse

What is the second most common disease in the United States after the common cold?
Tooth decay

Almost a third of Americans say this is the least attractive trait of co-workers.
Halitosis, commonly known as bad breath

What does the average American spend 38.5 days doing during his or her life?
Brushing teeth

What object do Americans choke on more than any other?
Toothpicks

What disease affects nearly 60% of kids ages 5 to 17?
Dental caries, more commonly called tooth decay

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