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Weird Dental Facts


For 25% of children, their first visit to the emergency ward in hospitals is due to a dental emergency.

Ankle Biter?

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.

Tooth Worms?

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.