Dentistry in the Middle Ages

As far back as 12,000 B.C., humans were practicing dentistry techniques. Are you wondering what dentistry was like in the Middle Ages (400 to 1400 A.D.)? Here’s a brief outline of some important events: Around 700 A.D., a Chinese medical text described the employ of a “silver paste” in filling cavities. This means that dentists have been using amalgam fillings... read more »