Some babies are born with teeth. About one in every 2000 babies is born with natal teeth, so sometimes baby's first dentist appointment is not too long after birth.
Weird Dental Facts
Eye tooth – eye teeth are so-called because the maxillary canines (to which they refer) are in line with the eye.
Studies show that adults with a high school diploma or higher degree had an average of three more teeth than those without a diploma.
Approximately $2 billion a year is spent on dental products in the United States. (Toothpaste, mouthwash, floss and toothbrushes.)
The earliest record of tooth decay was described by the Sumerians as “tooth worms”. There is also historical evidence that around 2700 BC, Chinese acupuncture was used to treat tooth pain.
During the middle ages a person caught eating meat on Friday would be sent to the tooth-puller as punishment.
Most tooth loss in people under 35 is caused by accidents -- for example: athletic trauma, fights, or the occasional slip on a banana peel.
In the Dark Ages, superstitions held that a person could cure a toothache, or even re-grow a lost tooth, by obtaining a tooth from someone else.