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When exactly was dentistry 'invented'? Did people lose teeth a lot before we had dentists?

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Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
Dentistry - Cosmetic
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In brief: Long time ago

Nobody really knows when Dental Procedures started.
There is evidence from ancient Egypt mummies that they had some Dental Procedures done.

In brief: Long time ago

Nobody really knows when Dental Procedures started.
There is evidence from ancient Egypt mummies that they had some Dental Procedures done.
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management
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In brief: 5000 BC in Iraq

The earliest recorded reference to oral disease is from an ancient (5000 BC) Sumerian text that describes "tooth worms" as a cause of dental decay.

In brief: 5000 BC in Iraq

The earliest recorded reference to oral disease is from an ancient (5000 BC) Sumerian text that describes "tooth worms" as a cause of dental decay.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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In brief: Here you go...

More info that I can possibly squeeze into 400 characters: http://www.
ada.org/en/about-the-ada/ada-history-and-presidents-of-the-ada/ada-history-of-dentistry-timeline

In brief: Here you go...

More info that I can possibly squeeze into 400 characters: http://www.
ada.org/en/about-the-ada/ada-history-and-presidents-of-the-ada/ada-history-of-dentistry-timeline
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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