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Date: Mar 6, 2023

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National Dentists Day

Visiting them might make us anxious, but they play a crucial part in keeping us healthy. That's why we celebrate National Dentist's Day - to show our appreciation for the doctors who keep our pearly whites in top shape and protect our health.

Fun Dentist/Dental Facts:
  • Did you know that dentists ranked number one for top jobs in 2015?
  • Dentists recommend that a toothbrush be kept at least six 6 feet away from a toilet to avoid airborne particles resulting from the flush.
  • The University of Maryland School of Dentistry is the world’s first dental college. It was established in 1840 by Drs. Horace H. Hayden and Chapin A. Harris.
  • The average American spends 38.5 total days brushing their teeth over a lifetime.
  • The most valuable tooth belonged to Sir Isaac Newton. In 1816 one of his teeth was sold in London for $3,633, or in today's terms $35,700. The tooth was set in a ring!
  • In 1866, Lucy Beaman Hobbs became the first licensed female dentist.
  • Your teeth are as unique as your fingerprints!
  • Your smile is the first facial feature noticed by half of the people you come in contact with daily.