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When Dentures Used Real Human Teeth

When Dentures Used Real Human Teeth

Author: Eric Grundhauser / Source: Atlas Obscura A lower denture from the 1800s made of human teeth and hippopotamus bone. Today’s dentures are expertly crafted oral prosthetics made from resins and synthetic materials. But in the dark ages of dentistry,...

Cool Jobs: Drilling into the secrets of teeth

Cool Jobs: Drilling into the secrets of teeth

Author: Esther Landhuis / Source: Science News for Students Researchers are moving well beyond the pick and drill to treat dental problems and “read” the history of our ancient ancestors’ health from their not-so-pearly whites. Several years ago, Dean...

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