Fun Facts About Your Teeth

We obviously love teeth, more than the average person, but that’s because we know so much about them! Here are some fun facts that will hopefully get you thinking about how cool your choppers really are!

  • Your teeth are much bigger than they look – 2/3 of your tooth is above the gum line
  • Your teeth are unique – no two people have the same teeth
  • Teeth are not created equal – humans have four different kinds of teeth
  • Your teeth start developing before you are born1
  • The hardest part of your body is the enamel on your teeth
  • After the common cold, tooth decay is the next common ailment
  • Over a quarter of Americans over the age of 65 have lost all of their teeth
  • They’re the attention grabber – most people first notice another’s smile first
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