Teeth aren't used just for chewing food or smiling. For Wright State anthropologist Amelia "Amy" Hubbard, teeth tell stories about the lifestyle, family and cultural influences of earlier generations.
Imagine how much dental care you'd need if you had 300 or more teeth packed together on each side of your mouth.
Bioarchaeologist studies dental remains to explore the ancient people and culture of Oaxaca's Lower Río Verde Valley
Papyrus molders, stone etchings erode, memories wither and histories are rewritten. Teeth remain. Several thousand years from now, our teeth may document our lives more faithfully than any recording technology.