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Fact of Fiction?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  1. True- If your enamel is destroyed, your body does not make more to replace it. Unlike other parts of your body – like your bones, for instance – enamel does not contain any living cells, so it cannot regenerate.
  2. True- There are over 7 billion people in the world. An estimated 4 billion of them own mobile phones, but only around 3.5 billion own toothbrushes
  3. False-It’s a tossup between the quadriceps (front of the thigh),gluteous maximus (your rear) or the masseter (the main muscle in your jaw)
  4. True, cocaine was used in dentistry as a local anesthetic. During the height of its use, cocaine was considered remarkably effective for both dental procedures and curing toothaches.  Cocaine was a critical part of the history of local anesthetics in dentistry!
  5. True-Although dental caries are largely preventable, they remain the most common chronic disease of children aged 6 to 11 years and adolescents aged 12 to 19 years. Tooth decay is four times more common than asthma among adolescents aged 14 to 17 years. Dental caries also affects adults, with 9 out of 10 over the age of 20 having some degree of tooth-root decay
  6. True
  7. False- the giant armadillo has 80 -100 teeth
  8. True- Enamel is considered the hardest substance in the human body. It’s even harder than your bones; however, it can dissolve or decay when exposed to acid and a build-up of bacteria.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By |June 8th, 2015|Uncategorized|