Dental health and disease in ancient Egypt

@article{Forshaw2009DentalHA,
  title={Dental health and disease in ancient Egypt},
  author={Roger Forshaw},
  journal={BDJ},
  year={2009},
  volume={206},
  pages={421-424}
}
In ancient Egypt the exceptionally dry climate together with the unique burial customs has resulted in the survival of large numbers of well-preserved skeletal and mummified remains. Examinations of these remains together with an analysis of the surviving documentary, archaeological and ethnographic evidence has enabled a detailed picture of the dental health of these ancient people to be revealed, perhaps more so than for any other civilisation in antiquity. In this, the first of two articles… CONTINUE READING
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