Humanity once came to the conclusion that teeth are not just a tool for chewing food or a formidable weapon in defense against enemies, but a rather important part of the face that, with good care, becomes attractive. Brushing your teeth daily has become a steady habit, but for the 21st century this is no longer enough and now everyone is dreaming of a white-toothed smile. To smile beautifully has become an art. Strong white teeth are a sign of well-being, self-confidence, prosperity, good taste and a healthy lifestyle.
They tried to do teeth whitening even under Peter I – they brushed their teeth with ground chalk or charcoal. But even then, white healthy teeth were an indicative factor for the boyars and princes. Continue reading
Western dentists categorically insist: the wisdom tooth should be removed, as they say, in the bud as soon as it shows signs of existence. Why endure the torment of cutting, if you can once and for all get rid of this scourge ?! This opinion has developed among American dentists thanks to the research of their own anthropologists. Scientists say that in our time the “wisdom tooth” is a rudiment from which there is no use. The length of the jaws of modern man, compared with the jaws of the primitive, was reduced by 12 mm. These changes have led to the fact that eighth teeth are often not even laid in the project. And healthy and strong “eights” are a rare exception to the rule. The Western cult of thinness added fuel to the fire, when people, in order to achieve the effect of sunken cheeks, pull out not only all wisdom teeth, but also two healthy chewing teeth on each side. Continue reading