One of South Park co-creator Trey Parker's first productions was a sketch for his 6th grade school variety show called "The Dentist." There was so much fake blood involved that the sketch upset kindergarten students in the audience and Parker's parents were called.โ€ฆ
Welch's is a co-op owned by farmers of Concord and Niagra grapes. It was founded by physician and dentist Thomas Welch who invented a method of pasteurizing grape juice to prevent it from becoming wine because he was strongly opposed to using intoxicating liquors for church communion.โ€ฆ
One of the main reasons you aren't supposed to eat after the dentist is because the lack of pain from numbness can cause you to bite parts of your mouth off, like lips or tongue. texaspediatricdentistry.cโ€ฆ
Dentists existed in 2600 BCโ€ฆ
The first dentist who used a common organic solvent we now call "ether" as an anesthetic, William Morton, was castigated by the 18th-century medical community when he tried to patent it/profit from it.โ€ฆ
Dr. Alban, the musician famous for "It's My Life", is an actual doctor of medicine - namely, a dentist.โ€ฆ
Out of 24 SS Death Squad leaders, prosecuted in 1947 for the direct killings of more than 1m people, 9 were jurists, 1 university professor, 1 opera singer, 1 expert in art history, 1 architect, 1 economist, 2 teachers, 1 priest, 1 dentistโ€ฆ
In 1968 Mao Zedong received a box of 40 mangoes from Pakistan. They were taken on a tour of China and became part of Chinese propaganda. A dentist that compared the mangoes to sweet potatoes in appearance was executed.โ€ฆ
Sofia Vergara studied dentistry for 3 years and stopped 2 semesters before graduating as a dentist to pursue a career in modeling and show business.โ€ฆ
Many dentists acknowledge that for adults with good oral hygiene practices, seeing the dentist twice a year is probably more often than is really necessary. Once every 12-16 months is perfectly sufficient for many people.โ€ฆ
Today I learned of Glennon Engelmann, the "Killer Driller." A dentist by trade, Englemann was a serial killer who conspired with his dental assistants and ex-wife to kill their husbands in elaborate ways. Englemann would then take a portion of the insurance payout.โ€ฆ
When Hideki Tojo was imprisoned at Sugamo Prison after WWII a dentist named Jack Mallory was tasked with puttinh in new dentures for him, shortly before his execution. Jack Mallory then drilled 'Remember Pearl Harbor' in Morse Code onto his dentures.โ€ฆ
Hitler's dentist, Hugo Johannes Blaschke, who held the rank of SS-Brigadefรผhrer, studied dentistry at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.โ€ฆ
Redheads are more likely to have anxiety about, and avoid going to, the dentist because the same gene mutation that gives them red hair also makes them 20% more resistant to the effects local anaesthesia.โ€ฆ
Today I learned about Kรคthe Heusermann - assistant to Adolf Hitler's dentist. She was the reason the Soviet intelligence knew Hitler was dead for certain. She was imprisoned for 6 years in Moscow and sent to hard labour in Siberia for 4 years before being allowed to return to East Germany.
Medieval dentists knew how to fill cavities, treat facial fractures, could spot oral cancer, and even knew the basics of whitening teeth. Evidence also suggests they knew how to create dentures out of cow bone and human teeth.โ€ฆ
Most dentists in the UK advise regular flossing to keep teeth healthy. But advisers at the British Dental Association say it is largely ineffective and instead recommend so-called โ€œinter-dentalโ€ brushes, which are small enough to clean in any gaps between teethโ€ฆ
Today I learned about Painless Parker, a flamboyant street dentist who, among a list of other hijinks, legally changed his name to that after being accused of breaking false advertisement law by claiming that his dentistry was truly painlessโ€ฆ
An american dentist inscribed the words "Remember Pearl Harbor" secretly in morse code inside the dentures of former Japanese PM Gen. Hideki Tojo who ordered the bombing of Pearl Harbor.โ€ฆ
Dr. Gay Hitler, son of George Washington Hitler, was a well-respected dentist living in Circleville, Ohio. Because Adolf Hitler misspelled his grandfather's surname "Hiedler", the Hitlers of Ohio are likely the only true Hitlersโ€ฆ
It's common for Dentists to have aquariums because they reduce stress and anxiety. Aquarium Therapy has been shown to reduce stress, insomnia, and high blood pressure; achieving results that are the same, or better than, hypnosis.โ€ฆ
Today I learned about Halloween candy buyback- a program that trades leftover candy (through local dentist's offices) for various dental items & sends the candy to the Troops
The farmer and daughter in Grant Wood's mesmerising portrait of rural America, American Gothic are based on his sister Nan Wood Graham and his dentist Dr. B. H. McKeebyโ€ฆ
US Army dentist Ben L. Salomon was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for providing a rear-guard action during the Battle of Saipan. His body was found laying on his machine gun with 98 Japanese soldiers in front of him and 76 bullet wounds (and almost as many bayonet wounds) in him.โ€ฆ
The electric chair was invented by a dentist.โ€ฆ
Today I learned about Ben Salomon, an Army Dentist during WWII, that earned the Medal of Honor by killing as many as 98 Japanese while defending his aide station.โ€ฆ
Today I Learned that Jordan Chandler sternly denied the allegations that Michael Jackson abused him un after he was administered sodium amytal [a drug known to enable false memories to be implanted] by his dentist father who had first made the allegations before his son did.โ€ฆ
Cotton Candy was invented in 1897 by dentist, William Morrisonโ€ฆ
Dental floss was invented in 1815 by a dentist in New Orleansโ€ฆ
The original voice actor for Spider-Man (1967) started his career as the voice of Hermey the Dentist Elf in Rankin/Bass's "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" (1964)โ€ฆ
Harvard's first black faculty member was a dentist. Dr. George Franklin Grant joined the Dept of mechanical dentistry in 1871. Also an inventor, he patented the wooden golf tee. Previously, golfers carried around buckets of sand, placing their balls on little piles as they went.โ€ฆ
The method of pasteurizing grape juice to halt it from naturally turning into wine has been attributed to a Britishโ€“American physician and dentist, Thomas Bramwell Welch. Welch was also active in the Underground Railroad and aided in the transportation of freed slaves to Canada.โ€ฆ
Many procedures that are done in a dentist's office smell like a nail salon because both professions use the same type of acrylic, mostly for dentures/temporary crowns and fake nails respectively.โ€ฆ
Today I learned of Ben L. Salomon, a U.S. Army dentist during WW2, assigned as a front line surgeon. When the Japanese started overrunning his hospital, he took action, allowing the safe evacuation of the wounded and killing as many as 98 enemy troops before being killed himself during the Battle of Saipan.โ€ฆ
The people portrayed in Grant Woodโ€™s American Gothic are not husband and wife, but Grantโ€™s sister and his dentist.โ€ฆ
The beatles were introduced to LSD by a dentist that slipped it into John and Georgesโ€™ drink at a dinner partyโ€ฆ
The dentist should require eye protection at any visit: a woman once lost an eye after her dentist accidentally dropped a needle containing Novocaine.โ€ฆ
Dentists are still allowed to use cocaine as an anesthetic.โ€ฆ
An Army dentist drilled the message "Remember Pearl Harbor" in Morse code inside Gen. Hideki Tojo's dentures while the general was imprisoned in occupied Japan for war crimes.โ€ฆ
Machine-spun cotton candy was invented in 1897 by dentist William Morrison and confectioner John C. Wharton, and first introduced to a wide audience at the 1904 World's Fair as "Fairy Floss"โ€ฆ
A photographer suggested to Matt LeBlanc that he file down one of his front teeth to improve his headshots. LeBlanc later consulted a dentist who would have charged $80. Relying on his carpentry skills, LeBlanc instead bought three emery boards for 19ยข and filed down the tooth himself.โ€ฆ
Americans were not allowed to own gold in the past, with the only exception being dentistsโ€ฆ
Logo of the popular Japanese rock band, Greeeen is of a mouthful of teeth because the members are actual dentists irl. They have never shown their faces in the public and their identities are still unknown to protect their dentistry careers.โ€ฆ
Tojo Hideki, Japanese General of IJA while in prison received new sets of dentures made by an American dentist into which the phrase "Remember Pearl Harbor" had been secretly drilled in morse code. The dentist ground away the message three months later.โ€ฆ
Residents of the US, particularly those living near the Mexican border, now routinely cross the border into Mexico for medical care. Mexican dentists often charge 20 to 25 percent of U.S. prices, while other procedures typically cost a third what they would cost in the USโ€ฆ
Stock scammer Jordan Belfort originally wanted to be a dentist, but backed out when his college dean told him on the first day that "The golden age of dentistry is over. If youโ€™re here simply because youโ€™re looking to make a lot of money, youโ€™re in the wrong place."โ€ฆ
The people who modeled for the painting "American Gothic" were the painter's sister and their dentistโ€ฆ
Ted Bundy was positively linked to his murders by using forensic odontology - a dentist confirmed his teeth matched the bite mark on his final victimโ€ฆ
Dentists & dental hygienists cannot tell if youโ€™ve given a blowjob relatively recently, despite common assumption it doesn't causes unique soft palate damageโ€ฆ
Today I learned of Ben L. Salomon, a dentist in the US army during world war 2 who allegedly killed 96 japenese soldiers during the Battle of Saipan whilst mortally woundedโ€ฆ
When underdog Iceland reached the quarter-final of the 2016 Euro Cup, 10% of Iceland's population traveled to France for the game. The coach was also a dentist.โ€ฆ
Cotton Candy (and the machine) was invented in 1897, by two people. One was a dentist: William Morrison.โ€ฆ
Levi Spear Parmly, a dentist from New Orleans, invented the first dental floss in 1819.โ€ฆ
The Hitlers were early pioneers of southern Ohio. Including local dentist Dr. Gay Hitler.โ€ฆ
The dentist who invented the electric chair proudly witnessed the first use of it for an execution, and said, "There is the culmination of ten years work and study! We live in a higher civilization from this day."โ€ฆ
Machine spun cotton candy was invented by a dentist in 1904 and then in 1921 a similar machine was invented, again by a dentistโ€ฆ
Up until as recently as 1990-2000, Dentists followed an โ€œextension for preventionโ€ methodology (drill big cavities and fill) and now they follow a โ€œminimal interventionโ€ methodology (retain as much of the tooth as possible)โ€ฆ
A dentist was responsible for helping to pioneer cotton candy. He and his partner realized that centrifugal force could extrude sugar into the fine filaments of cotton candy that we still love today.โ€ฆ
A 12 year old French boy faked his own kidnapping, going so far as to lie to police, saying he was taken by a cheek-scarred villain, all so that he wouldn't have to go to the dentist.โ€ฆ
Brad Pit voluntarily went to a dentist to have his front teeth chipped for the role of Tyler Durden in Fight Club. Once production on the film was done, his pearly whites were restoredโ€ฆ
Elvis Presley was known for being so generous that he had problems not buying strangers and friends expensive gifts. Elvis's maid and cook Mary Jenkins was gifted six cars including three Cadillacs from him before his death. Elvis also gave his dentist and jeweler cars.โ€ฆ
In the Early 1800's looters, scavengers, and even surviving soldiers began pulling the teeth from dead soldiers left on the battlefield to sell them to dentists so they could make dentures with them.โ€ฆ
Dr. Gay Hitler, son of George Washington Hitler, was a local dentist in Circleville, Ohio, and served the community from 1922 through 1946. Many roads in the area still contain the word 'Hitler' through this family.โ€ฆ
Robin Hood Men in Tights was co-written by a dentist who accused Michael Jackson of molesting his son and the screenwriter of Battlefield Earth.โ€ฆ
The cotton candy machine was invented by a dentist.โ€ฆ
Dentist and explorer Weston Price went on an expedition looking for tribes with a vegan diet, he only found cannibals.โ€ฆ
Today I learned that under Mao Zedong, a dentist was executed for malicious slander for comparing a mango to a sweet potato.โ€ฆ
One of the two people credited with inventing cotton candy was a dentist.โ€ฆ
An eccentric dentist retrofitted his Rolls Royce with dental equipment and drove it to the front lines "under a hail of bullets" during WWI to serve as a mobile operating room. The car recently sold for ยฃ718K in 2013โ€ฆ
Dr. Gay Hitler, son of George Washington Hitler, was a local dentist in Circleville, Ohio, and served the community from 1922 through 1946. Many roads in the area still contain the word 'Hitler' through this family.โ€ฆ
Famed dentist Painless Parker (who wore a necklace of teeth) & his Dental Circus lured naive patients by promising that the 50c extraction would be painless, or he'd pay $5. Screams of agony were drowned by a brass band while the audience was distracted, enjoying contortionists & dancing women.โ€ฆ
The man who invented Novocain, an anesthetic commonly used by dentists, toured dental schools telling them not to use it in dentistry.โ€ฆ
A American dentist secretly drilled "Remember Pearl Harbor" in morse code, into the dentures of captured Japanese prime minister Hideki Tojo.โ€ฆ
A New York woman was hospitalized after a bit of a dentists drill lodged near her eye. The dentist was dancing to "Car Wash" at the time. The patient later sued the dentist for $600k.โ€ฆ
Since 2007, an unfinished skyscraper in Caracas, Venezuela, has been re-appropriated by squatters into a vast 'vertical slum' which now includes grocery stores, hairdressers, and an unlicensed dentist.โ€ฆ
In 2013 a Swedish man broke out of prison one day before his release in order to see a dentistโ€ฆ
Due to the popularity of Mountain Dew in the Appalachian region dentists there have pegged it as the leading cause of poor dental health or as they call it "Mountain Dew mouth".โ€ฆ
Joseph Goebbels arranged for an SS dentist, to inject his six children with morphine so that when they were unconscious, an ampule of cyanide could be then crushed in each of their mouths. The 6 of them died.โ€ฆ
The models for the famous painting 'American Gothic' were not husband and wife, or father and daughter. The pair were the painter's sister and his dentistโ€ฆ
If you post a funny video to YouTube and it starts to get popular, a producer from Americaโ€™s Funniest Home Videos might ask you to take down the video and sign over exclusive rights in exchange for a chance at winning $100,000. The creator of "David after Dentist" turned down such an offer.โ€ฆ
The man in โ€œAmerican Gothicโ€ was a dentist, not a farmerโ€ฆ
At age 16, John Greenwood walked 150 miles alone through mostly uninhabited wilderness to enlist in the Revolutionary Army under Washington. Later in life, he would become Washington's personal dentist.โ€ฆ
Brad Pitt voluntarily went to a dentist to have his front teeth chipped for the role of Tyler Durden in Fight Club. His teeth were fixed after he finished making the movie.โ€ฆ
During a countrywide mango craze in 1968, a small town dentist in China was executed for malicious slander when comparing the fruit to sweet potatoesโ€ฆ
Barbers have historically often served as surgeons and dentists and were paid accordingly. The barber pole, featuring red and white spiraling stripes, symbolized different aspects of the craft.โ€ฆ
In 2004 a dentist was charged after he made female patients unwittingly swallow his semen during visits to his clinic. He told them he was "going to put something in her mouth that would taste funny, but would stop the bleeding."โ€ฆ
The Cotton Candy machine was invented by a Dentistโ€ฆ
The patent holder and supposed discoverer of anesthesia was a con-man turned dentistโ€ฆ
In 1946 an American dentist made a set of dentures for former Japanese General Hideki Tojo with the morse code inscription: Remember Pearl Harbor.โ€ฆ
Doc Holliday of Tombstone fame was originally a dentist. It was only after contracting tuberculosis that he became a gambler and a gunfighter.โ€ฆ
The suction tool dentists use while cleaning your teeth is called a "saliva ejector"โ€ฆ
Hesy-Re, an Egyptian scribe, is often called โ€œthe first dentistโ€. An inscription on his tomb includes "Great one of the dentists". This is the earliest known reference to a person identified as a dental practitioner.โ€ฆ
In 1997, the NYT ridiculed 'Dentist Barbie' for betraying her role as a sex symbol: "Barbie's role in life is to dress up snugly and gaudily [...]". Note that the op-ed was written by a woman.โ€ฆ
A dentist in the US Army during World War II was shot 24 times while defending an aid station from the Japanese. Although he killed up to 98 attackers, allowing the wounded to be evacuated, his Medal of Honor was delayed because medical officers were not supposed to bear arms against the enemy.โ€ฆ
In 1946 a Navy dentist inscribed the imprisoned Japanese Gen. Tojo's dentures with the words "Remember Pearl Harbor" in Morse Code because "...not many people had the chance to get those words into his mouth."โ€ฆ
The recommendation to see a dentist every 6 months was not based on any evidence. It just stuck after a 1930s Pepsodent ad campaign.โ€ฆ
After receiving a local anesthetic and root-canal treatment at his dentist, a 38-yo man has been experiencing a real 'Groundhog Day' type memory loss. For the better part of a decade, he has woken up every morning thinking it is the day of his original dentist's appointmentโ€ฆ
The dentist who pioneered the use of laughing gas became addicted to chloroform, threw sulfuric acid over two prostitutes, was sent to prison, and committed suicide with his shaving razorโ€ฆ
When using nitrous oxide, surgeons/dentists/nurses must work in a well-ventilated room, because the gas retains its potency when exhaled by the patient and can still get everyone highโ€ฆ
The model for Rosie the Riveter worked as a riveter for only a couple weeks before quitting and marrying a dentistโ€ฆ

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