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History of Dentistry

Is Fluoride Safe For Your Family?

“Is fluoride safe?” I hear this question all the time. It is not surprising considering the confusing information available online. While some people claim that it is not safe to use, many dentists claim that it is necessary for dental health care. What Is Fluoride? Is It Safe? Let me start off by giving you …

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What’s the Deal With ‘No-Drill’ Dentistry?

What’s the Deal With ‘No-Drill’ Dentistry? No one looks forward to having their cavities drilled and filled. For some people, just the fear of drilling keeps them out of the dentist’s office for years at a time. Unfortunately, that aversion to the drill, and other dental services, often results in the need for more extensive …

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Scientists Uncover Earliest Known Example of Human Dentistry

In the grand scheme of human evolution, modern family dentistry is a relatively new innovation. Ancient Egyptians, Romans, Arabs, Greeks, and Indians created toothbrushes from twigs, and cleaned their teeth with leaves as well.  They would fray the ends of the twig, so it would clean between the teeth properly. Dentistry in Ancient Times In …

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