Patient safety: Paraffin-based products


Sir, as the most durable remnants postmortem of historic figures, teeth serve to connect us directly with personalities of the past. The recent recovery of the skeleton of King Richard III was identified by his dentition revealing his descendants.1 The reliquary of the sacred left canine tooth (cetiya) of Buddha recovered from his funeral pyre (543 BCE) and… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/sj.bdj.2017.936