How old is your dentist?

Researchers find evidence prehistoric man invented dental drills
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|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 04/18/2006

Researchers have found evidence that dental drilling dates back 9,000 years, proving dentistry might very well be the world's oldest, legitimate profession.

Researchers carbon-dated nine skulls unearthed in a Pakistan graveyard, which show prehistoric dentists drilled nearly perfect holes into living patients between 5500 BC and 7000 BC, according to an article in

Nature