A molar found in northern Italy shows that people practiced dental repair way back in the Paleolithic era. Unfortunately for them, novocaine and nitrous oxide wouldn't be available until much, much later.
Producing casts for false teeth and replacement crowns may soon be a thing of the past as scanning and 3D printing makes its way to the dentist's office, mechanical engineers say.
Jake Winebaum's newest company combines online resources and deals in oral health.
Japanese universities recently unveiled a dentistry simulator robot called Hanako. The android patient responds to dentistry students by talking, sneezing, or even gagging.
Scariest kids' toy we've seen in a while is essentially a Game Boy modified to distract kids while they're pumped full of nitrous oxide to knock them unconscious for dental surgery.
CNET Live: March 13, 2008 Molly and Brian talk DIY dentistry, Hulu haps, and explore the surprising 'Tech of the Irish.'