Month: August 2015

The 14,000 Year-Old-Molar

How painful was it getting dental work done during the Paleolithic era? Very painful, according to scientists after examining a 14,000 year-old-molar, the oldest piece of evidence of the history of dentistry. Imagine having your decayed tooth probed and scraped with a pointed stone, without any anesthesia. Ouch! Fortunately, much has changed thanks to modern …

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