Dentistry is the branch of medicine, which basically deals with the human's oral health. Though dentistry is focused primarily on human teeth, it is not limited to this only. It involves the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders and conditions of the oral cavity, the maxillofacial area and the adjacent and associated structures, and their impact on the human body. Available here, a beyond the ordinary collection of books on dentistry spanning origin, art, science, types, popular practices and practitioners, and everything related to dentistry.
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Dentistry was also being practiced as far back as 7000 BC, as per the evidences yielded by the Indus Valley Civilization (IVC). The sites of IVC in Pakistan indicate that this earliest form of dentistry entailed cure of tooth related disorders with bow drills maneuvered, perhaps, by some adept bead craftsmen.