King James IV of Scotland Practiced Dentistry

King James IV of Scotland, practiced dentistry learning how to extract and cauterize teeth from a barber in 1503, and later acquired a set of dental instruments and practiced on his own household.

Date:
      1503
Name(s):
      King James IV
Location:
      Scotland


Additional Information:

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