Dr. Jack Rosenberg was part of an elite group of dental professionals who were participants in restoring a tooth that is believed to have belonged to our Founding Father, Benjamin Franklin.
American Historical Artifact Restored with State-of-the-Art Technology
Benjamin Franklin's 300-Year-Old Tooth Refurbished in Boston Dental Office
BOSTON, MA, January 29, 2005
Dr. Jack D. Rosenberg of Advanced Dental Care in Burlington, MA and Dr. Steven D. Spitz, of Smileboston Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry in Boston, MA restored a tooth believed to have been extracted from America's Founding Father, Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790).
Drs. Rosenberg and Spitz received the tooth in four pieces after the larger root was resected so that it could be tested for the Y-chromosome markers to determine that it might be the DNA of Benjamin Franklin.