Trees in Your Mouth: How a Tree Extract Can Be an Integral Part of a Root Canal
If you needed a major dental procedure, would you find it odd if your dentist was to finish the job with a piece of tree? This was the case many years ago, and though the method has evolved significantly, it can still be the case today with some types of dental procedures. In 16th century Japan, entire sets of dentures were carved entirely out of wood. The practicality of wooden teeth would be open to debate, and of course prosthetic teeth in this day and age are made of acrylic resin, metal, porcelain, or ceramic.