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Medical claw pincers, circa 1700

Medical claw pincers, circa 1700

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Blacksmith-made claw pincers for medical use, dating from around 1700. This crude instrument would have been used, rather brutally, for tooth extraction. Tooth extraction is the earliest known dental procedure, it was used as a last-resort cure for toothache.

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