The U.S. National Library of Medicine recently launched a searchable portal, "Medicine on Screen," which includes several fascinating videos of historic dentistry dating from the 1940s-1970s!
The attached film, "About Faces," (1941) tells the story of a typical American family and the daily practices that may help or hinder their dental health.
See this video and several others in their collection here:
This film tells the story of an average American family, in particular Danny, the young son in the family, and their approach to dental care. Attitudes towar...