... because I spent hours thinking about this the other morning. Fortunately, I met a dentist-turned-classicist and learned some random stuff.
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first to think of this!
And second: I asked if mandibular and maxillary tori run in families. But apparently they're super common. Dentists often have to break your jawbone to fit you with dentures, if you have one of these tori. I also got a detailed explanation of how to break the bone and remove it to fit dentures. Coming so soon on the heels of my root canal... I shuddered.
If any of you all have random questions related to ancient teeth, let me know. I am trying to up the ante, but I don't know if I can top the ancient implant question.