A History of Dentistry

Every time you visit the dentist for a checkup, you’re furthering an ages-old practice of dental care. Dentistry dates back thousands of years, although most scientific developments occurred within the last few centuries. 2600 B.C. bears the first known reference to a dental practitioner: the tomb of Hesy-Re, an Egyptian scribe, includes the title “the greatest of those who deal... read more »