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Teeth and Bones
Woman and girl brushing teeth

The average person spends 38.5 days of their lives brushing teeth. Yet how well do you know your teeth and bones that we rely on every day? Challenge yourself with these questions:

Question #1: Are teeth bones?  
Answer: Teeth are NOT bones, they cannot heal or grow back if damaged. Our teeth are part of our skeleton as they contain calcium and minerals but they lack collagen, which gives bones the flexibility and strength.

Question #2: How much of our teeth are visible? 
Answers: Only two thirds of your teeth are visible. This is why our gums need just as much attention

Question #3: Are any teeth alike?
Answer: No two teeth are alike! Your teeth are arranged in your mouth as uniquely as your fingerprints! 

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