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Tooth Worms and Tooth Pullers: Dentistry’s Rotten History

Tooth Worms and Tooth Pullers: Dentistry’s Rotten History

Update: 2019-06-171
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For most of human history, tooth care has been pretty bare bones. How did we go from charlatans pulling teeth in a public square, to the modern dentist’s office? ELT exposes the roots of tooth care. Plus, meet the technician who makes movie stars’ teeth look terrible.

Guests: Dental historian and retired dentist J. Henry Clarke; historian Richard Barnett. Thanks to callers Amanda and Tess for the questions. 

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Tooth Worms and Tooth Pullers: Dentistry’s Rotten History

Tooth Worms and Tooth Pullers: Dentistry’s Rotten History

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