Few figures in American history are surrounded by more well-intended mythology than George Washington. Throughout much of his adult life, many sought to perfect the image of the Father of our Nation, and after his death, others sought to deify the man.

Washington's Wooden Teeth

Washington's Wooden Teeth

Were George Washington's dentures really made of wood? Despite his legendary physical strength and iron constitution, his failing teeth were a source of regular suffering throughout his entire life. 

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