Here are a few dental records from around the world, from toothbrush collections to some very long teeth.
Most People Brushing Their Teeth Simultaneously In A Single Venue
The people of the San Salvador in El Salvador sure care about their oral hygiene. In 2005, the Colgate-Palmolive Company created an event which had 13,380 people brushing their pearly whites simultaneously.
Widest Human Tooth Extracted
This tooth was pulled from the mouth of 9 year old Shane Russell in Canada. It was 0.6 inches wide; most teeth are half that size.
Largest Collection Of Toothpaste Tubes
2,037 different toothpaste tubes belong to Val Kolpakov of the U.S. He has collected these tubes from all over the world.
Largest Oral Hygiene Lesson
This lesson had 1,507 people attending it in Romania. The event was organized by university students who wanted to promote oral hygiene in children.
Most Teeth Removed
232 teeth were removed from the mouth of Indian teenager Ashik Gavei. He had a condition called complex odontima which caused teeth to grow and lump together in his jaw.
Longest Line Of Toothpaste Tubes
The students of the MN550 Leadership and Management class at John Carroll University created a line of 2,138 toothpaste tubes in University Heights, Ohio.
Largest Toothbrush Collection
1,320 different toothbrushes are owned by Russian Grigori Fleicher.
Longest Tooth Extracted
This was pulled from the mouth of Loo Hui Jing in Singapore. The tooth was a whopping 1.26 inches long.