Welcome Home!!! I write, think... I blog!

Friday, September 30, 2016

Amazing facts about the teeth!

I'm sure when you read these facts, you will be amazed.
1. In the past, people used charcoal ashes, chalk, lemon juice, and other concoctions to brush their teeth.

2. Think kids eat more candy than adults? Think again. Adults consume about 65% of all the candy produced in the U.S.

3. The most common childhood disease is none other than tooth decay.

4. Brushing daily can reduce your chance of tooth decay by 25%.

5. When you don’t floss, you miss cleaning up to 35% of your tooth’s surface area.

6. Surveys indicate that 50% of people say that someone’s smile is the first thing they notice.

7. The hardest part of your body? Your tooth enamel.

8. Some 80% of dental injuries sustained by children are to their front teeth.

9. Snails have about 25 teeth – and they are located on their tongue.

10. Adult humans have 32 teeth. Babies, however, only have 20 teeth.

11. A tooth that gets knocked out will start to die within 15 minutes.

12. The amount of saliva you produce in a lifetime is enough to fill two swimming pools!

13. Mosquitoes have teeth! Usually about 47 is all.

14. Modern toothpaste has only been around for about 100 years.

15. Think your fingerprints are unique? So are your tongue prints! No two are alike.

16. Humans have two sets of teeth during their lifetime. By contrast, sharks have about 40.

17. Every year, students lose 51 million hours of school due to dental-related illness.

18. What you think of as your teeth is only part of the story; one third of your teeth are located underneath your gums.


  1. Mosquitoes have 47 teeth?

    Facts 12, I no believe at all..


  2. oh my goodness. I somehow know about others but snails and mosquitoes having teeth ????????

  3. Thanks for sharing CK.


  4. Snail get teeth? I don't know if i should believe it


Your comments are highly appreciated.
If you have a fiction story, news, gist, or interesting post,
Contact me: carinakikejacob@gmail.com

Blog Archive

Series coming up on my blog later.....


Blast from the past!

A couple still trying to conceive relocated back to their old neighborhood. They reconnected with relatives, friends and ex-lovers. Soon, one of them began to die one after the other. Who is killing them? Who will die next? Will anyone survive and can anybody catch the killer?


When Christopher Falana finds out that his father he never met might not have committed suicide but was likely murdered, he would do everything to find evidence and dig out things about him from the people he trusted. Christopher never knew he was dining with the enemy.


Her large heart was shattered! The people she adored betrayed her when she lost a loved one. Everything she owned was taken from her. She would have to pick out the pieces of her broken heart, place them together and lock it with a key. She was prepared to plot for vengeance, fight back and get what rightfully belongs to her. Revenge was her only mission. Would she be able to love a man?

Ultimate Betrayal!

Samantha will have to go back and reconcile with her family to save her new boyfriend from the hands of her powerful father and ambitious brothers. She had no idea she would have to save herself first.

Text Widget

Stories on www.ckjacob.com are work of fiction. Names, characters and events described are the imagination of the writer. Resemblance to actual persons, alive or dead, is entirely coincidental.