5 Fun Dental Facts

#1) An average person has 32 teeth. That number includes 4 wisdom teeth. We have 8 incisors, 4 canines, 12 molars and 8 pre-molars.

#2) The first set is your baby teeth. You will start to lose your baby teeth at around 6-7 years of age. By the time your 21 years old, you will only have permanent teeth.

#3) Children smile about 400 times a day!

#4) An elephant’s tooth can weigh more than six pounds!

#5) A root canal isn’t usually painful. With the use of today’s modern technology, root canals are nothing like what most people think it is. It can be as painless as a tooth filing.

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