Greg Mertes, DMD
Board Certified Pediatric Dentist
(330) 655-KIDS (5437)
5655 Hudson Dr, Suite 300
Hudson, OH 44236
Specialized Dentistry for Infants, Children, Adolescents & Individuals with Special Healthcare Needs

Mertes Mindbenders

Some fun dental trivia…did you know?

Dental students in Japan practice on robots.

Prehistoric kids almost never had cavities because they didn’t eat sugar.

One in every 2,000 babies is born with a tooth.

The average human produces 25,000 quarts of spit in a lifetime- enough to fill two swimming pools.

Cats have 30 teeth and dogs have 42.

Close to 3 million miles of dental floss is purchased in the U.S. every year.

The Statue of Liberty’s mouth is three feet wide.

An elephant’s tooth can weigh more than six pounds! 

Every person has a unique tongue print.

It takes 17 muscles to smile but 43 to frown.

Teeth are as unique as fingerprints! Even identical twins have different dental patterns.