When it is time to replace missing teeth and you do not want to get dentures, then you cannot ignore dental implant surgery. Once the metal rod is in place and the crown tooth fits on top, it is just like having a new tooth in your mouth. As someone who is booked in to get dental implants in the near future, it is important you know about the possibility of after-surgery complications.
Ever since I was a little girl, I have loved stories about the past. Whether the stories were about horses, wars, exploration or even dentistry, I loved to hear them. I find that knowing the history of something helps it to make sense and feel approachable. I know that some people have dental anxiety, and I too have suffered, but I also feel like the more you know about dental work and its history, the easier it is. This blog is dedicated to exploring the history of dentistry – What did ancient people use for fillings? How did early dentists numb their patients? Who was the first dentist? Those are just some of the questions I plan to answer here. Ready? Okay, let's dive into the history of dentistry together!