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Cadbury eggs. Chocolate bunnies. Marshmallow Peeps. It’s Easter Candy 101. Sure, the mingling of milk chocolate, marshmallows and fondant filling is downright delicious. But it’s also detrimental to your dental hygiene.
Your tooth is loose. So you connect a string from tooth to doorknob, slam the door and bam, it’s out. Now what? In the United States, the tooth goes under the pillow and a magical fairy flutters down at night and replaces the tooth with some major coinage (actually, $3.19, today’s average going rate for a tooth). But around the world, this story isn’t quite the same. Continue reading Tooth Fairy Tales from Around the World
And he never chopped down that cherry tree either. These legends have stood for centuries. But they’re just myths. It’s likely that the ivory in his dentures became stained over time, giving them a wooden complexion. But false teeth made of wood? That’s simply … false. Continue reading George Washington’s Teeth Were Not Made of Wood
In honor of Groundhog Day and Punxsutawney Phil, Delta Dental is filling you in on some facts about groundhogs… and their teeth. Continue reading Groundhogs and Other Animals with Interesting Teeth