Dentistry in the 1700s: A Short Timeline

Did you know that humans were cleaning teeth as far back as 12,000 B.C.? Well, it’s true! Even so, for thousands of years, growth in the field was relatively slow. Then, in the 18th century, growth in the profession began to pick up at an accelerated rate, particularly in France and America. Here’s a brief timeline: 1723: A monumental book... read more »