Gross Stuff in Oral Surgery: What Are Mouth Lesions?

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Oral lesions are gross. They’re a sign of big health problems in your mouth, but more often than not they’re also a signal that something else in the body is wrong, too. There are a thesis’ worth of types of oral lesions, everything from slightly swollen glands to red, velvety spots inside your cheek. They […]

Forensic Dental Anthropology: Did the Ancients Take Care of Their Teeth?

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Are our teeth and gums better than those of people who lived 5000 years ago? Believe it or not, the answer to this question is not an unequivocal “Yes, of course”; it’s actually more like “Well, in some ways, yes, and in other ways, no”. There’s a lot that goes on with regards to oral […]