Oral health care is a necessity – not a luxury: Residents of Birim North can now access quality dental care

People of ancient times believed that the stabbing pain of a toothache was caused by a toothworm, which either had appeared spontaneously or had bored its way into the tooth. According to Loretta Frances Ichord in “Toothworms and Spider Juice: An Illustrated History of Dentistry,” if the tooth pain was severe, it meant that the worm was thrashing about, but if the aching stopped, then the worm was resting. Fortunately, ancient dental myth has been replaced by scientific understanding and more is being learned everyday about the link between oral…

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