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A Brief History of Dental Cosmetic Procedures

Written by admin on January 15, 2014. Posted in Cosmetic dentistry salem oregon, Cost of cosmetic dentistry, Family cosmetic dentistry

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At a time when everything about cosmetic dentistry is revolutionary, the truth is that dental cosmetics have been around for a very long time. Archaeologist have even found proof that the 13th century Mayans resorted to pound crushed shells into the gums of women as an early form of dental implants. Thus, by the time of George Washington’s reputed use of wooden dentures, cosmetic dental surgery was old news.

Although the well-known tale about George Washington’s wooden dentures are nothing but myth, the Mayans innovative, though surely quite painful, use of seashells as an early form of mini dental implants is fact. The same can be said of the ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans using crushed animal bone, stones, and the ever-popular seashells to make abrasive dental hygiene substances. Through