Our dentist, Dr. Todd S. Resek and Howard C. Nader, wants to teach you a little more about different aspects of dental health. Now, they understands that this might sound a tad bit boring. So, they is happy to share some fun dental facts that can help you learn a little more.
-Americans buy more than 14 million gallons of toothpaste every year.
-25 percent of adults do not brush their teeth twice a day. This increases their chances of having cavities by 33 percent.
-90 percent of bad breath originates in the mouth.
-People who smoke are 2-7 times more likely to suffer periodontal disease than non-smokers.
-Tooth enamel is the hardest structure in the body, even harder than bones.
-Teeth start to form before we’re even born.
-The average human produces 100,000 gallons of saliva during their lifetime.
-Tooth decay is the second most common health issue, second only to the common cold.
-Almost 65 million American adults have some form of periodontal disease. 38 percent are women while 56 percent are men.
If you have any questions or if you would like to know more about dental health in Oakmont, Pennsylvania, please contact Oakmont Family Dentists today at 412-828-3311. Our dental team is here to help you in any way we can, so please don’t hesitate to reach out to us!