Have you heard of Santa Apollonia?

Have you heard of Santa Apollonia?

Fun Fact Friday!

Do you know why Santa Apollonia is the patron saint of toothache and dentists?

According to myth, she is remembered for the torments she endured with her teeth. In fact, just as in medieval times, where the only solution for an abscessed tooth was to pull it out without anaesthetic, she also had her teeth extracted without anaesthetic!

Today, she has a special significance for dentists.

Thanks for us as patients, it serves as a reminder of the importance of relieving patient discomfort and improving oral health. Many dental practices see this as a symbol of their commitment to providing high-quality care and ensuring the comfort of their patients. A goal every dental practitioner strives to achieve

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