Spotlight on Dental History: The Ebers Papyrus

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The history of dental care and cosmetic dentistry can be traced back to some of the world’s oldest civilizations. When archeologists unearthed the Ebers Papyrus in the 1800s, they unveiled the oldest and most comprehensive source of Egyptian medical knowledge that had been found to date. The Ebers Papyrus contains hieroglyphics that explain some of the most important Egyptian medical remedies. Dental remedies were among the various types of medical information that scholars were able to translate from the papyrus. Through the Ebers Papyrus, it has been confirmed that Egyptian society had an advanced understanding of health and medicine.

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