Think a modern trip to the dentist is bad? Try one 13,000 years ago, where your filling contained the same material that we now use to pave roads—along with some hair and vegetable fibers. Desperate times call for desperate measures.
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Teeth are made of three main parts: enamel, dentin, and the blood supply and nerve. 00:18
Certain kinds of bacteria produce acid which eat through the enamel of teeth and create a cavity. 00:46
When your cavity eats all the way down to your nerve, a root canal is required. 01:06
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