Interesting Dental Facts: Part I

The average human produces 25,000 quarts (6,250 gallons) of saliva in a lifetime, which is enough to fill 2 swimming pools!

If you don’t floss, you miss cleaning up to 40% of your tooth surfaces. This is why you shouldn’t skip flossing in your oral hygiene routine!

 

50% of people consider a person’s smile the first facial feature they notice of that person.

 

People who drink 3 or more sugary drinks a day have 62% more tooth decay.

The average woman smiles about 62 times a day, while a man only smiles about 8 times. Kids laugh around 400 times a day, while grown ups only laugh 15. Turn that frown upside down!