National False Teeth Day
What does Celine Dion, 50 Cent, Nicolas Cage, George Washington and 50 Cent have in common? All of them have fake teeth! With today’s technology, it’s difficult to know if someone has dentures. Celebrities are often in the limelight because they can confirm it by looking at photos from throughout their lives. National False Teeth Day gives you an opportunity to stop and reflect on your teeth and learn why it is important to take good care of them.
The state of our teeth and how they look have always been an indicator of how we live our lives. Good oral health is essential for a healthy smile and eating a balanced diet. A missing tooth can cause speech problems and make you appear older than you are. When they are young and eager to conquer the world, who wants to feel old? The indicators of wealth and power in society were dental health and hygiene at various points in history.
As technology advances, there have been many types of fake teeth. George Washington is perhaps the most well-known person to have dentures. It has been a myth that Washington had teeth made from wood. His fake teeth were made of ivory and held in position by wire, according to historical records. Mount Vernon has the only remaining complete set of his dentures. They are made of ivory and animal teeth and set in lead.
You should keep your teeth healthy and strong so you don’t become one of those people with fake teeth. Tooth decay and tooth disease can have a negative impact on your overall health. The body can become susceptible to infection, heart disease, depression, sleep deprivation, and other health issues. Keep your body healthy by maintaining good oral hygiene, and visiting your dentist regularly.
Fake Teeth Day: What can you do? You can use the day to remind you to visit your dentist. It’s easy to forget to make an appointment when it is so far away. Get out your phone and get on the right track!
You can use your favorite search engine to find out more about historical fake teeth. Names like Winston Churchill will be on the list. According to some reports, Winston Churchill even had his dentures made so that his famous lisp remained intact!
Make sure your family keeps good oral hygiene a top priority. Use the day to remind everyone to floss and brush their teeth. Healthy snacks will help keep your teeth clean and strong. Smile brightly and smile to everyone you meet. Let them know you won’t be putting off your fake teeth for as long as you can!