The 19th Century Called They Want Their Irrational Fear of the Dentist Back

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Hey, you. Yes, you, the one who won’t get your teeth fixed because you’re afraid of the dentist.

Listen. It’s the year 2014. We’ve gone to the moon. We’ve cured polio. We each carry around a tiny portal that grants us access to nearly all the information humankind has ever compiled. We made Dippin Dots.

It’s time for you to take a deep breath and go to the dentist.

A century ago just about half of all adults in North America had no teeth. No teeth whatsoever. And back in the heydey of the Mayans or the Ancient Chinese, you might have had a piece of shell or a bit of bamboo stuck into your gum to replace a missing tooth. And now? Just under one in every 10 people over the age of 65 have lost teeth.

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