Scientific Research Done on Neanderthal Teeth Reveals a Great Deal About Our Past

Surprising Conclusions

My brother sent me this article on Neanderthal teeth research (Thanks Scott Wooddell!) I find it to be quite intriguing. Although the article starts out talking about what may be the world’s oldest toothbrushes, it digresses into what I feel is a fascinating discussion about the changes in humanity’s diet over the millenia and how those changes affect our oral health and overall health as well.  It’s amazing what conclusions scientists draw from looking at ancient skulls/jawbones of our predecessors.

What We Can Learn From Cavemen Teeth