Image of the Week: 28th July - 3rd August 2014
28 July 2014
...and you think going to the dentist is bad now!
According to Te Ara, early New Zealand dentists would extract teeth rather than try to save them. Many tooth extractions were performed in the home, a stark contrast to our shiny and hygienic clinics of today!
Image credit: MB 1456, L Walker Collection, item 3521, 'Tooth extraction', Macmillan Brown Library, University of Canterbury