From gold-capped teeth to golden bridges – 4,000 years of dental work

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From gold-capped teeth to golden bridges – 4,000 years of dental work
In one form or another, dentistry has been in existence for at least 4,000 years; however tooth extraction and toothache remedies go back much further. The study of ancient remains revealed the creativity in the application of cosmetic and surgical dental practices performed thousands of years back. Dentistry in Indus valley civilization The evidences of the earliest form of dentistry are from Indus Valley Civilization, which dates back to 7000 BC.  Sites in India and Pakistan have revealed about the dental practices used for (more…) Read More