10 Facts You Never Knew About The Human Mouth
You speak with it, you eat with it, you kiss with it, you put makeup on it, and you do a whole lot of other things with your mouth, but how much do you really know about it? Chances are, not nearly as much as you thought! The human body in itself is incredible, but the mouth is one of the most interesting and important areas of the body. Next time you go to brush your teeth, taste a super sour food, or take a trip to the dentist, keep these ten facts about your amazing and complicated mouth in mind!
Taste Buds are Invisible
Most people assume the little bumps we see on the tongue are taste buds, but that is incorrect. The bumps you see are actually called papillae and your taste buds are in, about, and around them.
Interestingly, if you are right handed, you are more likely to predominantly chew food on the right side of your mouth. The opposite goes for lefties!