Cue the old-timey music and dust off your collectibles! It’s time for Antiques Roadshow: Dental Edition! One of our favorite TV shows has shown us quite the collection of bygone goodies over the years. And from that collection, there’s been a fair share of dental-related … [Read more...]
Cavity Treatments in History: From Beeswax to Linen
For as long as humans have had teeth, they’ve had cavities. And those cavities required care even if it was primitive. Recently, scientists discovered 14,000-year-old evidence of cavity treatment. A large hole was originally mistaken as a severe cavity but turned out to be the … [Read more...]
Talk Like A Pirate; Don’t Treat Your Teeth Like One!
Shiver me timbers, matey! On September 19th, we celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day! Ye landlubbers wouldn’t know it, but there may have been a reason the scallywags of the 7 seas downed so much grog: their oral health habits were atrocious! Avast! Ye better be … [Read more...]
Facts About The Tongue
The History Of Braces
For those of you who never got over being called a “metal-mouth” as a pre-teen, it could have been worse. From ancient times, people have wanted a beautiful smile. But it wasn't easy. Archaeologists have found early braces on mummies, who had catgut stretched through crude … [Read more...]