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6,044. The evidence of your diet is etched onto the surface of your teeth in the forms of scratches and pits. (Evolution & Diet & Food & Teeth & Human Being) Dr Alice Roberts, Origins of Us: Guts BBC 2011
90,647. There’s something rotten in the state of Britain’s teeth. Today millions of people are living with tooth decay, gum disease, broken teeth and bad breath. The Truth About Your Teeth, BBC 2015
90,648. Five million people in the UK haven’t been to the dentist in the last ten years. ibid.
90,649. Sam is so ashamed of her teeth she’s never let Jimmy see inside her mouth. The Truth About Your Teeth II
90,650. Gamini Wasantha Kumara pulled a 40-ton railway carriage a total of more than 80 ft (25m) in Colombo, Sri Lanka, using only the harness gripped between his teeth! Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! 2006
90,651. Venerable Mother Toothache
Climb down from the white battlements,
Stop twisting in your yellow fingers
The fourfold rope of nerves;
And tomorrow I will give you a tot of whisky
To hold in your cupped hands,
A garland of anise flowers,
And three cloves like nails. John Heath-Stubbs, A Charm Against the Toothache 1954
90,652. For there was never yet philosopher
That could endure the toothache patiently. William Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing V i 35-36, Leonato to Antonio
63,185. My mouth is full of decayed teeth and my soul of decayed ambitions. (Ambition & Teeth) James Joyce
90,654. My curse upon thy venom’d stang,
That shoots my tortured gums alang;
And through my lugs gies monie a twang,
Wi’ gnawing vengeance,
Tearing my nerves wi’ bitter pang,
Like racking engines! Robert Burns, Address to the Toothache
112,237. She [bamboo rat] has the same iron-coated teeth as the beevers: both are rodents. (Animals & Teeth) Natural World s30e6: Animal House
117,939. A visit to the dentist is many people’s idea of a nightmare. And for much of our history that’s exactly what it was. Agonising toothaches, horrifying extractions and ill-fitting false teeth cast this dark shadow over our dental past. (Dentistry & Teeth) Professor Joanne Bourke, Drills, Dentures and Dentistry: An Oral History, BBC 2018
117,940. Our teeth had been a constant source of agony, suffering and woe. (Dentistry & Teeth) ibid.
117,941. Hunter’s naming and classification of the teeth is still in use around the world today. (Dentistry & Teeth) ibid.
117,942. The teeth of the poor became a prized asset to be bought and sold. (Dentistry & Teeth) ibid.
117,943. The arrival of sugar on British shores was a dark day for our teeth. (Dentistry & Teeth) ibid.
117,944. The arrival of the treadle drill really did change dentistry for ever. (Dentistry & Teeth) ibid.
117,945. The arrival of pain relief was a major turning turning point in the history of dentistry. (Dentistry & Teeth) ibid.
117,946. Another important tool for diagnosis was the X-Ray. (Dentistry & Teeth) ibid.
117,947. In the early 1950s charges for treatment had to be introduced. (Dentistry & Teeth) ibid.