Tooth, Mind and Soul: Dental Modification

When you think of body modification, you probably don't think about your teeth. Yet dental modification takes place throughout the world, from ancient superstitious practices to the modern cult of the Hollywood smile. In this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Robert and Christian explore the world of tooth filling, tooth blackening and even tooth extraction as a means to treat illness and transform the soul.

Tooth, Mind and Soul: Dental Modification

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Topics in this Podcast: culture, christian sager, body modification, history, psychology, teeth