7 Classic Movies/Shows That Educate Us About Our Teeth

July 2016

“Grease”

7 Myths About Toothaches Myth 5

   Jan teaches us to “Brush Em, Brush Em, Brush Em”- This is a very important lesson on Oral Hygiene!!

“The Hangover”7 Myths About Toothaches Myth 6

Ed Helms shows us the difference a dental implant can make when a tooth goes missing. “It is totally real,” Helms, 35, tells PEOPLE. “I have an implant. An adult tooth never came in … and when I was 16, they did a permanent implant.”

“Sandlot”

7 Myths About Toothaches Myth 7

When it’s cold your teeth chatter. In the movie the famous pool scene was actually freezing. The day was overcast and the water was just 56 degrees. You can actually see Squints’ teeth chattering while he’s staring longingly at Wendy Peffercorn from the pool.

“Dennis the Menace”

7 Myths About Toothaches

You should never use chicklets as teeth! In fact, you are probably better off getting dental implants so that this doesn’t happen to you. In this scene, Dennis broke Mr. Wilson’s dentures and replaced the front two teeth with chicklets!

“Friends”

7 Myths About Toothaches

They were obviously being over dramatic in this scene but it taught us an important lesson. Teeth whitening can be good, but don’t get carried away!

“The Simpsons”

7 Myths About Toothaches

Homer teaches us in this episode that flossing is very important for our gum health. To prevent cavities and gum disease. He also shows us why you should always tell your dentist the truth about your oral health care.

 

“Finding Nemo”

7 Myths About Toothaches

These smart fish teach us about the some potential possibilities during a root canal. It’s always a little more interesting coming from a fish.