One study found that the ancient Romans had perfect teeth because of a food they do not eat.
modern dental hygiene would have been totally unnecessary for the ancient Romans who lived in Pompeii, as research has revealed that teeth were impressively healthy.
Scientists appointed by the Archaeological Superintendence of Pompeii have used CT scans to examine 30 inhabitants of Pompeii were preserved in the ash hardened after Mount Vesuvius erupted in AD 79. The group, led by the radiologist Giovanni Babino , she published photographs of his work on September 29, and revealed in a press conference that the ancient Romans had perfect teeth and “no perceptible immediate need for dentists,” according to news agency agency Giornalistica Italy. Read more