Did You Know?

Here are the top 25 most shocking facts about teeth

  • Most of us believe that bones are the hardest substance in the human body, but actually, it’s our tooth enamel! But don’t test it on bottle caps- it can be damaged by metal or glass.
  • Over 300 different species of bacteria are found in plaque. Remember to use mouthwash to kill them!
  • On average, a person spends only about 48 seconds per day brushing their teeth. But dentists recommend brushing for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Airborne particles from toilet flushing can actually make their way to your toothbrush bristles! Keep your toothbrushes in a drawer, or at least 6 feet from the toilet.
  • A West Virginia prison inmate in 1994 braided dental floss into a rope to climb up a wall- and successfully escaped! Dentists suggest that using it will clean up to 35% of your teeth’s surfaces that get missed when brushing alone.
  • Contrary to belief, do not place a cap on your toothbrush. It is actually causing bacteria to accumulate and fester within the moist environment.
  • Did you know that 59% of people would rather have a dental appointment instead of sitting next to a person that’s talking on a cell phone? Three out of every four Individual have some form of periodontal gum disease- the leading cause of tooth loss for people older than 35. But the good news is that gum disease can be prevented and can be controlled.
  • The first official toothbrush commercial was made in 1938
  • In 1948 in China, the first toothbrush with bristles was made by using hair from horses, hogs, and badgers.
  • Did you snail’s mouth is no larger than a pinhead- but it has more than 25,000 teeth.
  • The Romans used impressive dental technology for their time. They fixed cavity-ridden teeth with gold crowns. They also made bridges to fix gaps from missing teeth. They even had a form of toothpaste- a mix of honey and crushed eggshells.
  • In Medieval Germany, the only believed way to cure a toothache was to kiss a donkey!
  • The most choked on object is a toothpick. So… Choose floss instead!
  • The average woman smiles about 62 times per day, but the average man smiles only 8 times per day! Smile!
  • 50% of people say that someone’s smile is the first physical trait they notice!
  • Much like your fingerprints, we all have a unique set of teeth. Even a set of identical twins will always have different “dental fingerprints.”
  • Sports-related injuries are the cause for around 5 million missing teeth every year! Wear a mouth guard to protect your champers!
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Our clinic is situated near the most populated area of Jumeirah Lakes Towers and you will be able to find our office with ease. The highly professional and experienced team of dentists at our clinic are available seven days a week to treat all types of dental diseases and keep make sure you have a perfect smile. We are widely known as The Reference in International Dentistry in UAE!

Whether you are in need of routine checkups or emergency situations, our dentists will treat you with the utmost care. At our clinic, patients get high-quality dental healthcare. Our lead dentist, Dr. Maria Aleksashina has a team of expert professionals and nursing staff who make sure to improve the quality of life of their patients through advanced dental treatments of international standards.