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Although International Happiness Day is behind us, there are still plenty of reasons to smile and show off your pearly whites! Look no further, here are a few fun facts about teeth and reasons to keep that smile of yours healthy

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Today the tooth fairy is paying around $2 on average per tooth, but did you know that Isaac Newton’s tooth was purchased for $4,560 by a businessman who used the tooth in a ring?! I wonder what toothpaste Newton was using – it certainly made an impression!

Speaking of toothpaste…

An estimated one third of the population is said to squeeze their toothpaste from the middle of the tube, but did you know that Prince Charles doesn’t squeeze his at all? That’s right; the Prince’s valet applies toothpaste onto his royal tooth brush for him!

Speaking of tooth brushes…

More people use blue tooth brushes than red! So which ever color brush you prefer, just make sure you’re practicing proper dental care, otherwise it might affect your work!

Speaking of work…

Today adults are losing around 164 million work hours, while kids are losing more than 51 million school hours, as a result of dental related problems!

Speaking of school…

You don’t want to miss the day they snap your photo for the school yearbook, because you know what they say about yearbook photos…

Those who smile in their yearbook photos are said to be more successful than those who don’t! So, turn your frown upside down and be another success story!