When it comes to taking care of ourselves, our teeth often end up falling to the wayside. Many folks avoid trips to the dentist like a plague, and kids so often have to be reminded to brush their teeth. Coffee, smoking and sugary food can wreak havoc on one’s mouth, and taking care of our pearly whites should be a big priority in people’s lives. With all that being said, here are six facts regarding dental health that you should take with you into daily consideration!
1. 29% of Americans Rank Teeth as One of the First Things They Notice Upon Meeting Someone New
That means that, on average, nearly one third of all the people you meet with immediately notice the quality and state of your teeth. That means taking care of them should be a big priority if you’re looking to impress anyone, as you never know who might be paying attention to your teeth!
2. 84.6% of American Children Aged 2 to 17 Visited a Dentist in 2016
That number may seem high, but th