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Teeth at the Wellcome Collection

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Time 10:00
Date 16/09/18
Price Free

From vampires, folk remedies and tooth fairies to barber-surgeons and professional dentists, Teeth tells the tale of our pursuit of a pain-free mouth and the perfect smile.

Running until Sun 16 Sep, 10:00 - 18:00.

Teeth will be the first exhibition to chart the history of the profession that has shaped the way we live with, or without, our teeth. It will draw on the rich collections assembled by Henry Wellcome, alongside loans from key Northern European collections including the substantial holdings of the British Dental Association in London.

So come and explore over 150 objects, including ancient protective amulets, cartoons and caricatures, dental bling, drills, dentures and training tools, sketches and spittoons, tooth transplants and toothpaste advertisements.