TOOTH TALK - A BRIEF HISTORY OF DENTAL ADVANCES
Advances in modern dentistry have given us beautiful smiles and healthy mouths, but it’s the daily routine of brushing, flossing and caring for our pearly whites that makes the difference. In our busy lives, those chores may seem a nuisance but compared to what our ancestors went through, today’s painless dentistry is a marvel.
Although many of today’s most common dental tools were used as early as the Stone Age, advanced technology and continuing education have made going to the dentist a much more pleasant experience. Let’s take a look back at the origins of some of the vital components of our oral health care needs we now ...