Monday, January 11, 2010

Malocclusion

If you wince at the idea of your children having to go through surgery, may I present Stephan Guyenet's massive number of posts on malocclusion. An especially lovely point comes along in part III:

Note the well-formed third molars (wisdom teeth) in both of the prehistoric skulls I've posted. These people had ample room for them in their broad arches.

1 comment:

justme27 said...

Very interesting. Michael Pollan mentioned this sort of thing in "In Defense of Food." Not that I finished it all. It was a very dry read... ok. A dry listen. I couldn't even get through on audio book!