Did You Know?

The Statue of Liberty's mouth is 3 ft wide.

An enzyme in pineapple called bromelain is believed to act as a natural stain remover by breaking up plaque on the surface of your teeth

In the United States, we purchase 14 million gallons of toothpaste every year. That is enough to fill 21 Olympic sized swimming pools

On average, Americans purchase 18 yards of dental floss per year. If we flossed as often as is recommended, we should actually be purchasing 122 yards each year.

The blue whale has the largest tongue in the animal kingdom. It is the size of an elephant and weighs 5,400 lbs.

Chemicals in red wine called proanthocyanidins have strong antioxidant properties that work to prevent bacteria from sticking to saliva and teeth.

The standard advice to “see your dentist twice a year” was actually invented by an ad agency for Pepsodent toothpaste

You aren't doing yourself much help using just mouthwash, and not flossing.

This is a common mistake – using mouthwash to kill gingivitis. Some think that a mouthwash rinse is enough to protect them from gingivitis, and end up ditching daily flossing. Despite their re...


According to the Academy of General Dentistry, the average person only brushes for 45 to 70 seconds total each day, the recommended amount of time is 2 minutes after each meal.

Every $1 spent on prevention in oral care can save you $8-$50 on restorative and emergency procedures in the future

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Beaver Dam, WI 53916

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