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Have some fun with these dental questions

Have some fun with these dental questions

Fun dental facts aren’t just fun to read – they’re fun to share! And even more fun if you can make a game out of it. If you don’t know an answer…not to worry.  All of the answers are revealed below.


See if you can fill in the blanks with the correct answers…Before looking below!


Did you know:


  1. Jaw muscles can contract with a force as great as 200 pounds of pressure on (what teeth)?


  1. (What percent) of general diseases has oral connections?


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  1. Regular dental cleanings can help prevent (what kind of an attack)?


  1. Tooth decay is the 2nd most common disease in the U.S. after the (what ailment)?


  1. Adults have 32 teeth; children have (how many) teeth?


  1. In 1840, the world’s first dental school opened in (what city)?


  1. In 1859, 26 dentists met at Niagara Falls and started the ADA for the exchange of information. What does ADA stand for?


  1. The average North American can exert approximately 30-40lbs per square inch of pressure with their jaws. However, denture wearers can only get up to about (how many) lbs.?


  1. U.S. and Japanese studies have found that (what color) or green tea has antibacterial powers that help prevent cavities and gum disease.


  1. Over (what percent) of North Americans have at least one tooth that could benefit from some type of treatment?


1. back molars                              6. Baltimore

2. 90%          7. American Dental Association

3. heart attacks                                         8. 15

4. common cold                                  9. Black

5. 20                                                     10. 40%

Remember, sharing fun facts about dental hygiene, dental health, or other dental-related mysteries make great conversation starters. They can also be a help when engaging your child during those brushing times especially on days they’d rather not cooperate.


We’re pleased to offer a FREE report that provides addition important dental information. Why not get your copy now? The Parent’s Guide to Children’s Oral Health is just a click away. And it’s absolutely FREE.


Also, for added information, make an appointment, or have a question answered, you’re more than welcome to call us at West Olds Dental at (587) 855-4747 or click here to visit our website.










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