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Teeth and Dentistry in Halacha

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Hard-to-Find Halachah for Everyday Living

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Does one recite Shehecheyanu when he receives dentures?
Is one permitted to brush his teeth on a fast day?
In what instances can a dentist perform dental work on Shabbos?
Do teeth with fillings need to be kashered before Pesach?
Do teeth that fall out need to be buried?

Teeth and Dentistry in Halachah is a groundbreaking, comprehensive book dealing with all facets of teeth. From hashkafic insights into the pain babies experience when teething, to detailed historical information about teeth and brushing, to fascinating vignettes about how gedolim viewed their teeth, this book brings a whole new dimension to a part of our body that we take so much for granted.

Written in a clear and concise format by noted author Rabbi Moishe Dovid Lebovits, this book is a valuable resource for anyone who wants to know about the many halachos related to teeth and dentistry.

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Publisher Israel Bookshop Publications