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Old 11-28-2019, 05:02 AM
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did old west era or earlier dentist do anything besides pull teeth ?


I've seen 1800s era dental tools and if I needed a tooth pulled id just get a wrench or pliers my self ....

But we were watching some version of the old ok corral and doc holiday was in it and we started talking about dentists back then and It seems that 1 almost anyone could call himself a dentist and 2 they seemed not to know much other than pulling teeth (maybe because what counts for modern dentistry came about in the 20s or so ive been told )

How limited were they actually ?
 

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