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*Americans buy more than 14 million gallons of toothpaste every year.

*The human tongue is as unique as a fingerprint. No two people have the same tongue.

*In the 1800's, blacksmiths and barbers also served as dentists.

*Nearly 25% of American adults have no teeth.

*The lifespan of a taste bud is 10 days.

*Brushing along misses 40% of your tooth surfaces—that’s why you need to floss.

*More people use blue toothbrushes than red ones.

*Tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the human body.

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*Coconuts are a natural anti-bacterial food and can help reduce the risk of developing gum disease and cavities.

*Every can of soda has 10-12 teaspoons of sugar~~the daily recommended intake is 4 teaspoons.

*The earliest recipe for toothpaste included ingredients such as salt, pepper, mint and dried iris flower.

*If you are right handed, you will tend to chew your food on the right side of your mouth. If you're left handed, you'll tend to chew on the left side.

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*It was customary during the Middle Ages to kiss a donkey if you had a toothache.

*A snail's mouth is no larger than the head of a pin, yet it can contain 25,000 teeth.

*Mosquitos have 47 teeth! EEK!

*Elephants grind away their molars and grow new ones 6 times in their lifetime.

*Crocodile birds fly straight into the open mouths of crocodiles to the the croc's teeth. Daredevils!

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*The average woman smiles 62 times a day. The average man? Only 8 times. Come on guys!

*Kids laugh 400 times a day. The average adult only laughs 15 times per day.

*53% of people said that they noticed someone's smile when meeting someone new.

*People spend an average of 20,160 minutes kissing throught their lifetimes.

*It takes 43 minutes to frown and only 17 to smile. SO SMILE!

*48% of young adults have untagged themselves from Facebook photos because they didn't like their smile.

*You can recognize a smile from up to 300 feet away.

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