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10 March 2011

Victorian smokers had rotten teeth to match lungs

Smoking was as bad for the Victorians as it is for anyone today, but back in those days it seems it did far more damage to their teeth.

Smoking was as bad for people in the Victorian era as it is for anyone today, but back in those days it seems it did far more damage... to their teeth.

In the mid-19th century, prior to the invention of the cigarette, when tobacco was copiously consumed through clay pipes, smoking often resulted in nasty dental disfigurement.

Hole in the jaws

 

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