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9,000-YEAR-OLD DENTAL DRILLING Whether or not our prehistoric ancestors could match many aspects of modern technology may be subject to debate. But in at least one area, the latest evidence is painfully clear. At around 9,000 years ago (over 4,000 years earlier than previously believed) primitive dentists were drilling holes in teeth and doing so [...]