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Fillers One hundred years ago

Hindu Teeth

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: (Published 19 August 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:495

Pessimistic prophets declare that future generations of humanity will be toothless. There can certainly be no doubt that civilisation has brought with it, from one cause or another, a great increase in dental troubles, and that the number of people nowadays whose teeth are either lost or diseased at an early age is very large. To a great extent this must be ascribed …

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