Gold caps for teeth were once popular, especially among amahs in Hong Kong. Picture: SCMP
Jason Wordie
Opinion

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Then & Now by Jason Wordie

Remember the shrewd gold-toothed amahs? Dentistry in Hong Kong has come a long way since then

Japanese dentists were popular in pre-war Hong Kong for their workmanship, and refugee dentists from China thrived in the Kowloon Walled City in the post-war years, until a shortage of professionally qualified local ones eased

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Gold caps for teeth were once popular, especially among amahs in Hong Kong. Picture: SCMP
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