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Dental Facts
10 Facts That Every Dental Patient Should Know
These dental facts will help you learn how to prevent dental problems from happening to you.
The Connection Between Diabetes and Gum Disease
Learn why diabetes and periodontal / gum disease are connected and what steps a person with diabetes can take to prevent gum disease.
History of Dentistry and Dental Care
Have you ever wondered about the history of dentistry? What did teeth used to be filled with? How was toothpaste and dental floss introduced? Who invented false teeth? Find these answers and more!
When and where were the first dental bridges made?
Read about the history of the first dental bridges from N.S. Gill, About's Guide to Ancient / Classical History.
The First African Americans
Our Guide to Archaeology, K. Kris Hirst, explains how teeth from a skeleton help to identify what could very well be among the earliest African Americans in the new world along with possible indications of slavery in the early 16th century between the Yucatan Penisula of Mexico and West Africa.
Fun and Interesting Dental Facts
Dr. Dan Peterson provides some fun, unusual and very interesting dental facts.
National Museum of Dentistry
The National Museum of Dentistry is a place where people of all ages can learn about the history of dentistry as well as the importance of a healthy smile.
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