'The Etruscans, who predated the Romans, practiced making dentures and implants as early as the 7th century BCE. They used gold wires, gold strips, and gold rivets in their intricate dentistry.' Sheva Apelbaum False teeth made by the Etruscans.
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In the 1700',s the end of the Renaissance, dentistry began to experiment with the use of human teeth, animal teeth and carved ivory to replace missing teeth. These dentures usually did not fit well and took a long time to fashion.
George Washington's dentures - One set can be seen at the National Museum of Dentistry in Baltimore, Maryland. Despite legends, none of them would be made from wood. They were carved from hippopotamus and elephant ivory. Sometimes the teeth were set in gold. His dentures had gold springs to hold the upper and lower teeth together. #deltadental
Ancient Egyptians replaced teeth by using gold wire to attach the crown from a donor tooth to their own teeth. Dentists4kids | #pediatric_dentist | www.dentists4kids.com
Incredible dental work found on a 4,000-year-old mummy. The two centre teeth are donor teeth.