Friday, October 21, 2005

Tooth Trivia

There is nothing trivial about teeth, but here is quiz about some trivia about teeth.  As always, drag your cursor over the answers which are printed in invisible ink.

How many teeth in a full adult set?

32

How many adults have a full set?

Not many

What are the types of teeth?

Incisors, cuspids, bicuspids, molars

What the third molars called?

Wisdom teeth

Why are they called that?

Because they come in after you are adult…supposedly wise

What is a tooth “coming in” called?

Erupting

What are cares?

Cavities

What are crowns?

The tops of teeth…real or artificial

What are snakes’ teeth called?

Fangs.

What are Incisors for?

Cutting, biting

What are canine teeth for?

Tearing

What are Molars for?

Grinding

What is the hard surface called?

Enamel

What holds the teeth to the jaw?

Roots

What is an extraction?

Pulling a tooth

What are deciduous teeth called?

Baby teeth

How many deciduous teeth do you get?

24

How many “sets” of teeth do you get?

Two

Where do deciduous teeth go?

Under your pillow for the tooth fairy.

What does the tooth fairy leave?

Penny, nickel, dime, quarter, dollar, or five dollar gold piece, depending on how rich your parents are.

What is “hounds’ tooth”?

Fabric

What are you doing when you “look a gift horse in the mouth?”

Checking his teeth to see how old he is.

Why is it not good “to look a gift horse in the mouth”?

It is like looking for price tag on a present…it is rude.

Do fish have teeth?

Some do, sharks for instance.

Do clams have teeth?

No

Do hens have teeth?

No

What are “hens teeth”?

Scarce items or things there are none of. You might hear someone say, “Really good television shows are scarcer than hen’s teeth

What is Sensodyne?

Toothpaste that makes your teeth less sensitive to heat or cold.

A drop of what oil sometimes stops toothache.

I forget, but someone will remind me. Check the comments

Chuck

11 comments:

plieck30 said...

Isn't it clove oil for tooth ache? Wonder how many did not know what hound tooth is. Paula

magogos said...

Fun to do, and I actually knew a lot of answers. I agree-oi; of clove. Margo

jckfrstross said...

Interesting its clove it numbs the area

Deb

ryanagi said...

Congrats on your Vivi nomination, Chuck!  *insert big toothy grin here*

freeepeace said...

Aw man, I answered maybe 5 or 6 right.  Then the one answer I was really needing, isn't there.  My aching tooth!!  Someone, please, what's the answer to the last question.  ;)

Congratulations Chuck, on your Vivi nomination!!

kateh2ocolorart said...

depending upon how rich your FAIRY is!  Cute and Congrats!
Kate

kateh2ocolorart said...

OH, and a clove of GARLIC can help an infected tooth.  IF you can stand the clove in your mouth!  Kate

jeanno43 said...

Congratulations on your nomination in the Viva awards and good luck.

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valphish said...

Fascinating.  The tooth fairy owes me money!!  Congrats on the vivi nomination!!   Have a good weekend, G'pa Groundhog!! xox
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fisherkristina said...

I think it is novicaine that stops a tooth ache, lol. ;)

Krissy
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jouell3935 said...

COngrats on the nomination!!!!!!!!!!!
Peace
Jodi
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