Dental Facts

  1. 50% consider the smile the first facial feature they notice.
  2. 32% of people cite bad breath as the least attractive trait in others.
  3. You’ll spend a total of 38.5 days brushing teeth over your lifetime.
  4. Only 50% of people floss daily.
  5. A sore jaw, when combined with chest pain, can signal a heart attackespecially in women.
  6. It is recommended that a toothbrush be kept at least six feet away from a toilet to avoid airborne particles resulting from the flush.
  7. Chewing gum can help dental hygiene during the day.
  8. People, on average, have healthier mouths than even 10 years ago.
  9. Smokers are three times more likely to lose all their teeth.
  10. Like fingerprints, everyone’s tongue print is different.
  11. At birth the only fully developed organ is the tongue; used for sucking.
  12. Teeth whitening is very common compared with only 10 years ago.
  13. The plaque found on your teeth is home to more than 300 different species of bacteria.
  14. On average people spend 48 seconds brushing their teeth, but dentists recommend at least 2 or 3 minutes.
  15. Many people forget to brush their tongue to keep your breath fresh.
  16. Replace your toothbrush every three or four months, or sooner if the bristles are frayed. A worn toothbrush won’t do a good job.

The dental practice is open five days a week. Making an appointment is simple and can be done in two clicks. Send us your request and a member of the team will get back in touch to confirm a time and date.