Dental fun with bow drills! Ever made a fire with a bow drill? Imagine that on your teeth! While the second image is an century Inuit tool, ancient tools and texts found in the Indus Valley.
This photo is of President Wilson on the day of his 1913 inauguration showing poor status of his teeth. Poor dental health increases one's risk of atherosclerotic disease.This contributed to Wilson's stroke. Your oral health can effect your entire body!
It does not get much more awesome than this giant apothecary jar for LEECHES! - no label but need to make a leeches jar!
☤ MD ☞☆☆☆ A pair of late century French dental forceps for molar extractions. The unusual feature is the screw mechanism fixed to the inside of the handles which prevents the forceps closing beyond a given point and avoids fracturing the tooth.
Tonsil Guillotine To remove tonsils, this tool was used. It’s like a small guillotine. The blades would slice off the infected tonsils, but would often cause hemorrhaging and would leave tonsil remnants in the throat.
13 Creepy Old School Dental Instruments
Creepy old school dental tools and antique instruments
‘Waterloo Teeth,’ as they were known, referred to any teeth stolen from the mouths of dead soldiers in the century.then sold to dentists and surgeons for a very high premium.