Cosmetic Dentistry: A History of Advancements

  • A history of cosmetic dentistry with the best dentist in Beverly Hills, Dr Rodney Raanan

We all know that virtually anything is possible in our modern age, and have grown accustomed to the luxury of being able to change almost any aspect of our appearance in hardly any time. The world of cosmetic dentistry has rapidly evolved thanks to progress in medical technology. Surprisingly enough, cosmetic dentistry has been practiced for thousands of years. However, it wasn’t always as easy as a simple visit to your dentist. Early Restorative Dentistry: The need for tooth restoration has been around since the earliest days of humanity. Teeth are essential tools for everyday function, and it’s easy to see why many cultures searched for solutions to replace damaged or missing teeth. Early dentures were crafted from materials such as wood, bone, ivory, and even human and animal teeth. These bizarre methods of restoration existed from the Etruscan period well into the 1800s. The Etruscans also created dental crowns […]