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- Pipe Damage to Teeth
Skull of a male, 25 to 29 years old,
with heavily worn pipe facets
Clenching a pipe stem wore away the crown of the premolar to expose the pulp chamber. Heavy deposits of plaque and tobacco stains are evident.
Skull ca. 1660-1680, Patuxent Point site, Calvert County, Maryland.
Image courtesy: Smithsonian Institution