Hello, and welcome to the Season 2, Episode 10 of the Bones & Bobbins Podcast!
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The Bones & Bobbins Podcast, Season 2, Episode 10: Pearly Whites and Pearly Frights
S02E10: Dentures and false teeth throughout history and street dentist Painless Parker. Chipped porcelain, cocaine, and an actual dental circus with a side of rehab? Obviously, we’re in.
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Here are links to the sources and resources we used while researching this episode:
Links to research materials:
Dentures and False Teeth:
- Dentures: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dentures
- ‘Fang’ Dentures Link to Skeleton: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/5079632.stm
- History of Dentures – Invention of Dentures: http://www.historyofdentistry.net/dentistry-history/history-of-dentures/
- Ancient Dentistry: Gold and Pain: https://museum-of-artifacts.blogspot.com/2015/10/ancient-dentistry-gold-and-pain.html
- Animal Teeth, Wood, and Porcelain: How the First Dentures Were Made: https://gizmodo.com/animal-teeth-wood-and-porcelain-how-the-first-dentur-1831338161
- Copy of an Etruscan Denture, Europe: https://collection.sciencemuseumgroup.org.uk/objects/co87800/copy-of-an-etruscan-denture-europe-1901-1930-dental-bridge
- Etruscan Dentures: https://ancientanatomies.com/2017/10/23/etruscan-dentures/
- European Denture Center (seems sketchy): https://eurodenture.com/blog/history-dentures-walk-back-time/
Edgar Randolf Rudolf Parker:
- Maclean’s Article from 1949: https://archive.macleans.ca/article/1949/12/15/painless-parker
- American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics Paper: https://www.ajodo.org/article/S0889-5406(15)00945-2/pdf
- Wikipedia Entry https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Painless_Parker
Nothing to see this time!