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Dentistry goes back to Stone Age hunter-gatherers who 14000 years ago tackled their cavities with a sharp tool and tar

Posted by on May 8, 2017 in Blog | Comments Off on Dentistry goes back to Stone Age hunter-gatherers who 14000 years ago tackled their cavities with a sharp tool and tar

Stone Age Teeth from Northern Italy

Treating tooth decay has come a long way thankfully to advances in dental bonding materials, beautiful porcelain and ceramic replacing lost enamel, and improved techniques and numbing and nitrous oxide to ease the process. This brings perspective especially when you consider what the Stone Age hunter-gatherers had to go through when dealing with tooth decay. This is evidenced by teeth remains found in northern Italy dating back to nearly 14000 years ago that has signs of a Stone Age Dentist scraping decay and coating it with tar.

The big question: What did the Stone Age Dentists use for anesthetic, or did they?

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By Dr Farah Sefidvash

Ancient Romans in Pompeii had perfect teeth and no need for dentists!

Posted by on Oct 13, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off on Ancient Romans in Pompeii had perfect teeth and no need for dentists!

October 13, 2015 by Dr Farah Sefidvash

Did you know that Ancient Romans living in Pompeii had perfect teeth and no need for dentists. They also didn’t eat sugar. Many patients ask me what is the best diet for their teeth. I always say eat Japanese, Mediterranean, French, Burmese, etc. Eat the food of your origin. People often look puzzled. What I then say is stay away from processed packaged foods. They are loaded with lots of sugar and that is what causes tooth decay. Countless studies point to the same enemy: Sugar!
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Dr. Farah Discusses Teeth Whitening

Posted by on Nov 18, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off on Dr. Farah Discusses Teeth Whitening

Watch Dr Farah on KPIX Channel 5 Discussing Teeth Whitening: white strips vs. in office procedure.

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