You've probably heard the claim that George Washington's teeth were made of wood. It's a fascinating story, but we hate to break it to you: It's not true.
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George Washington's Dentures
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There is only one complete surviving set of George Washington's teeth. 00:13
George Washington started losing his teeth in his mid-20s. 00:26
George Washington's teeth have a lead base, and the teeth are those of horses or asses, cows, and humans. 01:02