I want to share a myth about George Washington and his teeth

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I want to share a myth about George Washington and his teeth. George Washington had a bad dental problem throughout his entire life. As said, in a lot of biography’s, that he lost his first tooth at the age of twenty-two. By the time of his inauguration in 1789 he had only one natural tooth remaining. That’s where I assume the legend that he had wooden teeth came along. Forensic laser scans of Washington’s dentures show that sets of fake teeth were made from elephant and hippo ivory, gold, silver, human and animal teeth, such as horses or donkeys. George Washington would often send them to the repairs and cleaning to Greenwood. Back then the dentistry wasn’t so great which caused him a lot of pain and
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