Friday, 12 October 2012

Mummy found with teeth stuffed with linen in attempt to cure tooth-ache

Scientists performing CT scans on the head of an Egyptian mummy say they have found one of the worst cases of dental problems ever seen - an a unique treatment to try and treat it, reports the Daily Mail.

Researchers CT scanning a 2,100 year old mummy were stunned to find evidence of a sinus infection caused by a mouthful of cavities and other tooth problems. 

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