Mummy with Mouthful of Cavities Discovered

Curated News:

By Timberlake Dental curated from Yahoo

“Around 2,100 years ago, at a time when Egypt was ruled by a dynasty of Greek kings, a young wealthy man from Thebes was nearing the end of his life….”

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Interestingly, some of the  ailments of today were clearly present in past centuries.  In this article about cavities found in an ancient Egyptian mummy you’ll find more truth to this.  It was also startling to discover the work of a dentist in this mummy.  The mummy apparently died of a sinus infection most likely caused by his cavities, after receiving help from dentist to east his pain.

Dr. Rodney Chowning, General and Sedation Dentistry, Denton, TX