5 Facts About Teeth You May Not Know
Plus a 5th bonus remedy for good measure
How much do you really know about your pearly whites?
Test your knowledge with a tricky game of True or False to find out!
True or False:
- The enamel on your tooth is the hardest part of your entire body.
- Teeth start to form even before you are born.
- One-third of your tooth is underneath your gums.
- There are five different kinds of human teeth.
- You have a total of 40 teeth in your mouth as an adult.
Scroll down to see how well you did!
Spoiler Alert! Answers Below:
- True! Enamel located on the top layer of teeth, is the hardest part of your entire body.
- True! Teeth start to form before you’re even born, and begin to come through when you’re 6-12 months old.
- True! One-third of your tooth is underneath your gums, which means only two-thirds of your tooth’s length is visible.
- False! You have four different kinds of teeth: incisors, canines, premolars and molars.
- False! There are actually only 32 teeth in your mouth.