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A Tribute to America’s First Female Dentist

March is Women’s History Month. It's a time to celebrate women who have made significant contributions to society but often go unrecognized. One such figure is Lucy Hobbs Taylor, who over 150 years ago last month became the first American woman to graduate from dental school. Studying Dentistry in Secret Lucy Hobbs Taylor was born March [...]

By |March 3rd, 2020|Dentists, Tooth Trivia|Comments Off on A Tribute to America’s First Female Dentist

Rewriting History With Teeth

After discovering a rare and expensive pigment in the dental plaque of a woman who lived some time between the 11th and 12th century, researchers at Ohio State University are rewriting history. Published in the journal Science Advances, the study hoped to provide a reimagined picture of the 11th century, the role of women, and [...]

By |February 6th, 2019|Gum Disease, Hygiene, Tooth Trivia|Comments Off on Rewriting History With Teeth

Fish Teeth, Human Teeth, and Columbia, SC Sport Fishing

Situated on the fall line between the Piedmont region and the Atlantic Coastal Plain, Columbia’s two rivers make it a haven for sport fishing. Sportsman travel from around the United States to fish in Lake Murray, and the South Carolina coasts. Columbia itself is full of experienced fishermen, including Dr. Hahn. Seen below is a [...]

By |September 12th, 2018|Tooth Trivia|Comments Off on Fish Teeth, Human Teeth, and Columbia, SC Sport Fishing

Beyond Ty Cobb’s Dentures: Sports Memorabilia’s Oral Fixation

The sports memorabilia world has recently been abuzz with news that one of NBA All-Star Steph Curry’s game-worn mouthguards would be available at auction. A mouthguard may seem like an odd—or even gross—object to want in your collection, but it’s far from the first or most bizarre dental-related, pro-athlete keepsake. Those designations may belong to [...]

By |September 22nd, 2016|Athletes, Tooth Trivia|Comments Off on Beyond Ty Cobb’s Dentures: Sports Memorabilia’s Oral Fixation