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How America’s founding father helped kick-start the dental industry
 

How America’s founding father helped kick-start the dental industry

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Today, our knowledge of dentistry not only allows us to keep our teeth clean—and hopefully in our mouths for the rest of our lives—it also enables us to modify them till they look just as we would like. For patients of the past however, a trip to the dentist meant neither of these things.
 
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This is a very good read on the history of dentistry. It is surprising that Hippocrates also had a part in the advancement of knowledge in the field of dentistry. He was able to distinguish nerve roots in teeth , that were previously removed because dentists thought it was "tooth worm". Even the development of dentures was something I was unaware of until this article. Dentures were not previously aesthetically and functionally remarkable and made of mixed dentures from humans and anim...
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