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One of the biggest myths that's persisted about George Washington over the years (other than that he chopped down a cherry tree and never told a lie) is that he had wooden teeth. That's since been disproven, but Washington did indeed have terrible dental hygiene, which later in life netted him a set of false choppers. And it turns out half of Washington's dentures are located in New York City, having taken up residence in the library at East Harlem's New York Academy of Medicine for the last 80 years.

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