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zero-gravity dental exam

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This picture was taken from the first manned flight to Sky Lab, the United State’s first space station, in 1973.  Medical Office, Joseph Kerwin is examining the teeth of Commander Charles Conrad.  We predict that all dental offices of the future will be moved into orbit for obvious reasons displayed in this photo.

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2 Comments

  1. 2thFxr
    Posted June 23, 2010 at 5:14 pm | Permalink

    That would make things so much easier!

  2. nate farley
    Posted June 28, 2010 at 4:06 pm | Permalink

    sometimes I think my patients have been about that upside down…those maxillary 2nd molars can be tough to get at.

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