Learning objects Did ancient teeth decay?

TLF ID M016781

Is tooth decay just a modern affliction? Archaeologists can tell us of evidence of dental procedures from long ago.



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Educational value
  • This brief text describes evidence provided by teeth because they resist deterioration after death. It can be related to Science Understanding for year 8 science students for Earth and space science and biological science.
Year level

9; 10; 11; 12

Learning area
  • Science

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  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
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  • Name: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
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