As today is the anniversary of the death of Bishop John Aylmer, who is said to have had one of his teeth extracted in order to prove to Queen Elizabeth I that the pain wasn’t as bad as she thought, I thought I’d share this talk from our archives. It’s on tooth extractions, dentistry and how people cared for their teeth in Tudor times.[Read More...]
Tudor dentistry and caring for your teeth in Tudor times
Teasel’s Tudor Trivia – 12 December – Tudor teeth cleaning
Without modern toothpaste, floss, electric toothbrushes, mouthwash etc. just how did Tudor people clean their teeth?
In today’s Teasel’s Tudor Trivia talk, Claire and Teasel the rescue dog share what they’ve found out about Tudor teeth cleaning. Don’t worry, it doesn’t include mice brains like the teething remedy from the other day![Read More...]
Tudor teeth and dentistry
In this week’s Claire chats video, Claire talks about tooth extractions, dentistry and how people cared for their teeth in Tudor times.[Read More...]