It has been claimed that mosquitoes have 47 teeth. Let's set the record straight here at Weird Dental Facts: In actual fact, they do not!
Weird Dental Facts
Did you know that teeth are the only part of a person's skeleton you can see while they are alive?
So be sure to brush your skeleton after meals.
The tongue is considered to be the strongest muscle in the body.
(If you doubt it, ask any dental assistant who has had to hold one back.)
A hippo's mouth may be two feet wide at its lip. The mouth of an adult hippopotamus is roomy enough for 36 teeth -- including tusks that can grow up to 2 feet long.
Yes. It's a fact. It's weird. And it's dental.
Imagine waking up every day, thinking it's time for your root canal appointment.
How badly can your tooth ache? Apparently, badly enough to break out of Oestragaard prison in southwest Sweden in order to get to the dentist.
Which animal has the same number of teeth as humans?
OK. So, you probably guessed it already: giraffes.
Here are a few ineresting facts about giraffe teeth:
Did you know?
If you are right-handed, you tend to chew on your right side.
If you are left-handed, you tend to chew on the left side of your mouth.
The most popular toothbrush color is blue.
The second most popular toothbrush color is red.
What color is yours?
An elephant's tooth can weigh over six pounds. A tusk from an adult male elephant, on the other hand, can weigh anywhere from 100 to 175 pounds.