Teeth: 25 Interesting Facts About Them

Interesting Facts 1-5 1. George Washington’s infamous wooden teeth were actually human teeth from slaves. – Source 2. Brad Pitt voluntarily went to a dentist to have his front teeth chipped for the role of Tyler Durden in Fight Club. His teeth we...


Making Your Child’s First Dental Visit Fun!

Going to the dentist can be a source of anxiety for many people, but for children this is especially true. Entering a place with strange smells and sounds, people wearing surgical masks, bright lights and unknown consequences, can create anxiety for ...


Dental Trivia: Fun Teeth Facts For Kids

Fun Teeth Facts For Kids Kids are fascinated by science and biology, especially the human body. As they learn to practice good oral health and hygiene, you can make it fun by sharing stories and interesting information about teeth and the mouth. Ther...


For Kids: Taking Care of Your Teeth!

When you get your picture taken, everyone says, “Say cheese! Smile!” So you do — you open your mouth and show your teeth. When you see the picture, you see a happy person looking back at you. The healthier those teeth are, the happier y...


Common Dental Emergencies – Toothache

Welcome to our series on how to properly take care of common dental emergencies. If you are experiencing a toothache, clean the area around the sore tooth thoroughly.  Rinse the mouth vigorously with warm salt water or use dental floss to dislodge t...


What Your Toothpaste Brand Says About You

We subscribe to the old gnawed-on birch twig and saliva method of dental hygiene, but we hear this stuff called toothpaste is really catching on. Some people swear by it! Not only does dentifrice seem to fight plaque, whiten smiles, and keep people i...


10 Fun Facts about Teeth

We all know our teeth are important for eating, talking, and smiling, but most often we overlook how cool teeth can be. Read these ten fun facts to learn how special your teeth are! According to the American Academy of Periodontology, 50% of responde...


Dentistry Fun For Kids

Here are Pediatric Dentistry of Pleasant Hill, we like to make our patients’ visits as fun and enjoyable as possible.  So in that same philosophy we also like to share fun, interesting and enjoyable websites with our patients, their parents an...


The History of Dental Advances

Many of the most common dental tools were used as early as the Stone Age. Thankfully, technology and continuing education have made going to the dentist a much more pleasant and painless experience. Here is a look at the history of dentistry’s ...



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