Old Fashioned Dentistry

On my return visit to the endodontist, I asked him what people did about toothaches prior to the invention of root canals.

“Oh, that’s easy,” he said. “Whiskey and pliers.”

About Suzanne

Suzanne Woods Fisher writes bestselling, award winning fiction and non-fiction books about the Old Order Amish for Revell Books. Her interest in the Plain People began with her Old Order German Baptist grandfather, raised in Franklin County, Pennsylvania. Suzanne's app, Amish Wisdom, delivers a daily Amish proverb to your phone or iPad. She writes a bi-monthly column for Christian Post and Cooking & Such magazine. She lives with her family in California and raises puppies for Guide Dogs for the Blind. To Suzanne's way of thinking, you can't take life too seriously when a puppy is running through your house with someone's underwear in its mouth.


  1. Lily Ann says:

    YIKES!!!! No wonder so many of them were minus teeth and died young!!!