Catholic Saints

Patron Saint of Teeth

  • Who is the Patron Saint of Teeth?
  • Why is Saint Apollonia the Patron Saint of Teeth?
  • Short, concise biography of Saint Apollonia the Patron Saint of Teeth
  • History, Life, Biography, Facts and Information about Saint Apollonia
  • Fast, concise facts and information about Saint Apollonia the Patron Saint of Teeth
  • How Patron Saint of Teeth is represented in Christian Art
  • Patron Saint of Teeth

Who is the Patron Saint of Teeth?
Who is the Patron Saint of Teeth? The name of the Patron Saint of Teeth is Saint Apollonia. What is the meaning of a Patron Saint and why were these people chosen to become patrons of causes, professions and countries?

The term 'Patron' is used in Christian religions, including the Roman Catholic religion, to describe holy and virtuous men and women who are considered to be a defender of a specific group of people or of a country.

Fast facts and information about Saint Apollonia the Patron Saint of Teeth
A patron is considered to be a defender of a specific group of people or of a nation.

There is a patron for virtually every cause, profession or special interest. The following facts provides fast information about Saint Apollonia:

  • Saint Apollonia
  • The Patron Saint of Teeth and protector against toothache
  • Memorial Day / Feast Day: February 9th
  • Date of Death of Saint Apollonia: 250
  • Cause of Death: Burnt to Death

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Prayers to Saint Apollonia the Patron Saint of Teeth
There is a patron for virtually every cause, country, profession or special interest. Prayers are considered more likely to be answered by asking a patron, such as Saint Apollonia the Patron Saint of Teeth for intercession on their behalf.

Prayer for Toothache to Saint Apollonia

Why is Saint Apollonia the Patron Saint of Teeth?
Why is Saint Apollonia the Patron Saint of Teeth? Because she was flung into a fiery furnace, which consumed her; but before he death she was tortured and had all her beautiful teeth pulled out one by one.

How Patron Saint of Teeth is represented in Christian Art
It is helpful to be able to recognise Saint Apollonia the Patron Saint of Teeth in paintings, stained glass windows, illuminated manuscripts, architecture and other forms of Christian art. The artistic representations reflect the life or death of saints, or an aspect of life with which the person is most closely associated. Saint Apollonia the Patron Saint of Teeth is represented in Christian Art with with a pair of pincers, either in her hand or lying beside her.

Feast Day of Patron Saint of Teeth
The Feast Day of Saint Apollonia the Patron Saint of Teeth is February 9th. The origin of Feast Days: most saints have specially designated feast days and are associated with a specific day of the year and these are referred to as the saint's feast day. The feast days first arose from the very early Christian custom of the annual commemoration of martyrs on the dates of their deaths at the same time celebrating their birth into heaven.

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