How to Relieve the Pain from a Toothache

How to Relieve the Pain from a Toothache

How do you relieve the pain from a toothache is an age old question. Many people know the excruciating pain a toothache can cause. Toothaches have been going on for centuries. And back then, the speediest remedy was simply to go to the barber (yes, the barber) and have it pulled. Some people have gone to extreme measures by trying … Read More

Can an Abscessed Tooth Kill You?

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Whether you’re just plain stubborn or you have specific reasons for putting up with a toothache;  an abscessed tooth can indeed kill you. What is an abscessed tooth? An abscessed tooth is a tooth with an infection that has spread to the root or root tip of the tooth. For a variety of reasons, bacteria got into the tooth (cavity, … Read More

Do You Have Ties to George Washington?

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Contrary to popular myth, the first President George Washington never had wooden teeth. His dentures were made from ivory, gold, and other human teeth. The dentures were apparently very uncomfortable and made Washington extremely self-conscious, causing his lower lip to jut out unnaturally. Dentists weren’t very popular back then, so teeth falling out and needing to be replaced was common. … Read More