Painful extraction: a painting of early sadistic dentistry.

Dentistry has come a long way from rotten-toothed agony to aesthetic correction. The history of teeth and caring for them is one of pain, butchery and showbiz. Poor people sold their teeth to be implanted in the wealthy. Rusty pliers prised molars from contorted mouths. On a stage-set of agony, charlatans and fakes dominated dentistry […]

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Little girl with variety of fruit and vegetable. Colorful rainbow of raw fresh fruits and vegetables. Child eating healthy snack. Vegetarian nutrition for kids. Vitamins for children. View from above.

Yes, eating too much candy can cause cavities — but did you know that many other foods actually strengthen kids’ teeth? Foods That Help Oral Health Oranges, kiwis, strawberries, limes, and peppers There are several different types of bacteria in your child’s mouth, and some of them can cause gingivitis, which is the first stage […]

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