Cool Facts About Dentists and Teeth

Written by Dentist Review on . Posted in Cosmetic dental services, Emergency dental, Family dental

Did you know that 30% of people smile more than 20 times a day, and only about 14% of people smile five times a day or less? Did you know that in 2017 more than 127 million adults in America visited a dentist? If you didn’t, you might also not know these really cool fun facts about the dentist and your teeth.

The First Ever Family Dentist

The first record we have of any dentistry anywhere in the world is from Egypt. It’s a 5,000-year-old dental record belonging to someone named Hesi-Re.

Speaking of Old…

We’ve always been concerned about dentistry and the state of our smiles. The oldest toothpaste recipe we have also comes from Egypt. The recipe is about 1,600 years old, and it includes dried iris, mint, salt, and pepper.

Credit Where Credit is Due

The first cosmetic dentists might have been working in Egypt, and Eg