Hilarious Forecasts For The 2020s That Were Predicted A Long Time Ago

People Would Have Other People’s Teeth Embedded Into Their Mouths

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Etsuo Hara/Getty Images
Etsuo Hara/Getty Images

Society has come up with some great lifesaving tools over the years including blood banks, which supply donated blood to those who desperately need it. So, why don’t we have the same process for teeth? Journalist Lester David predicted in a 1947 issue of Mechanix Illustrated that “tooth banks” would be commonplace by now.

He believed there would no longer be a need for dentures, dental bridges, or dental plates. Instead, men and women would “be able to have human teeth embedded inside their gums until the day they die.”