Did George Washington have wooden teeth?

The famous claim that George Washington sported a set of wooden teeth is little more than a myth, but America’s first president was certainly not a shining example of oral hygiene. Learn more from history.com

A Brief History of America’s Most Outrageous Dentist

Having a tooth pulled in the early 1900s was anything but awful. You’d climb up into the back of a traveling caravan, surrounded by a booming brass band, sparkling costumed women, and next to a bucket of pulled teeth carried by a dapper gentleman with a goatee. In time with the band’s cheerful tune, out would come…

A History of Dentistry

Scientists have developed a new pain-free filling that allows cavities to be repaired without drilling or injections. Take a look back at dentistry from the middle ages to the modern day. Learn more from theguardian.com

The Importance Of Dental X-Rays

Dentists want to provide the best possible dental care to their patients, but a visual examination doesn’t tell them everything they need to know. Thanks to dental X-rays, dentists can accurately diagnose and treat dental problems early before they become more serious. And if after examining your mouth and reviewing these images, your dentist finds…