History of Dentistry

Most people presume dentistry to be a modern innovation, but its roots actually date thousands of years before now. Practiced as far back as 7000 BC, dentistry has developed into a branch of medicine that currently focuses on the study, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of disease related to the mouth, maxilla and face.

Today, common pains related to toothaches, cavities, damaged teeth and their roots can be addressed quickly and with minimal discomfort. At Aesthetic Dentistry of Bernardsville, we are fortunate to have state-of-the-art technology that enables us to address your dental problems. Yes, we are fortunate to live in a time when we are no longer forced to have a tooth extracted by our barber without any dental anesthesia.

Dentistry Timeline

Thousands of years ago, our ancestors felt the need to protect their teeth. By looking at the history of dentistry, you’ll see how far back it dates and the benchmarks that have brought us to this point with our teeth. Those benchmarks include:

Are you currently suffering from a dental problem that is causing physical or emotional pain? If you are in need of cosmetic dentistry and live in New Jersey, please schedule an appointment with Dr. Patti Swaintek-Lamb today at Aesthetic Dentistry of Bernardsville in Morristown, New Jersey.

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