Originally Posted by Candlequeen
Can anyone who knows the Amish tell me why Amish women have their teeth pulled at a young age? In tonight's show Rebecca was at the dentist because her dentures hurt so much and she told the dentist how they yanked her teeth out when she was 19. She said it is done to young women by someone who is not even a dentist. I was amazed that something like that would go on in today's world. What does that have to do with their religion? It sounded like sheer torture.
I don't think they all do that. The other girls on the show were making fun of her for not having any teeth in the episode that I saw.