Did You Know? (Aug 29)

  • Hyperdontia is a medical condition in which the patient has supernumerary teeth—additional teeth that can appear in any area of the dental arch. In mild cases, a patient may simply have an extra tooth or two, and in extreme cases, they may have upwards of one hundred or more additional small teeth found all along the gums and roof of the mouth.
  • Although hippos are fiercely territorial while in water, when they leave the water each evening to graze, they drop their territorial behavior and graze alone, leaving other hippos to do the same.

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