An exhaustive, entertaining history. - Publishers Weekly. Wynbrandt has clearly done his homework.
An exhaustive, entertaining history.
The Excruciating History of Dentistry Toothsome Tales & Oral Oddities from Babylon to Braces.
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Read unlimited books and audiobooks on the web, iPad, iPhone and Android. For those on both sides of the dreaded dentist's chair, James Wynbrandt has written a witty, colorful, and richly informative history of the art and science of dentistry. To all of those dental patients whose whine rises in tandem with that of the drill, take note: You would do well to stifle your terror and instead offer thanks to Apollonia, the patron saint of toothache sufferers, that you face only fleeting discomfort rather than the disfiguring distress, or slow agonizing death oft meted out by dental-care providers of the past.
For those on both sides of the dreaded dentist's chair, James Wynbrandt has written a witty, colorful, and richly informative history of the art and science of dentistry. The transition from yesterday's ignorance, misapprehension, and superstition to the enlightened and nerve-deadened protocols of today has been a long, slow, and very painful process. For example, did you know that: Among the toothache remedies favored by Pierre Fauchard, the father of dentistry, was rinsing the mouth liberally with one's own urine. George Washington never had wooden teeth.
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Toothsome Tales & Oral Oddities from Babylon to Braces. St. Martin's Griffin.
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