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What did Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen discover?
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Who discovered inhalation of anesthesia?
Who used forensic dentistry in the battle fields?
Who developed the principle of extension for prevention?
Who is the Father of Modern Dentistry and what does that mean?
Pierre Fauchard; he developed dentistry as a profession independent from medicine
Who was the Grand Old Man of Dentistry?
What one thing did GV Black accomplish?
Standardized the rules of cavity preparation and fillings
Developed the principle of "extension for prevention" (later disproved)
Taught in dental schools, became a dean, and wrote articles and books
Taught in dental schools
Who described the differences between molars and premolars?
Leonardo da Vinci
Who is credited with being the first to use prosthetics/prosthesis?
Who was the first African American woman to earn her DDS?
Who developed the first amalgam silver paste?
Who was the first known dentist?
The Egyptian Physician, Hesi-Re
Who was the father of modern surgery and what does that mean?
Ambrose Pare; he was the first to use artificial eyes, hands, and teeth (a new practice for the time).
Who recommended "rubbing your teeth and gums"?
Who is the first to use a dental hygienist and to open up the first dental hygienist school?
Albert C. Fones
Who was the first dental assistant?
What did Dr. Greenspan do?
HIV/AIDS research, hairy leukoplakia research
Who discovered fluoride?
Who explained the swallowing process?
T'ing to-t'ung and Yu Shu
What did Mohammed introduce to the Islamic ritual?
Oral hygiene with Siwak tree
What did the Etruscans use to fix teeth?
Cattle and gold
Who is the first native born dentist and who was the first dentist in the colonies?
Who received the Nobel Prize for his discovery of x-rays?
Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen
Who is the first African American male to be accepted into dental school?
What are some ingredients that were used in toothpaste?
Tobacco, honey, mint, crushed shells/rocks/bones/chalk
What pain-control measures were used before nitrous oxide?
Brute force, opiates, timed surgeries to be less than 20 min, bite the bullet
Who is Emeline Robert Jones?
First female dentist with her own practice, learned dentistry via preceptorship from her husband
Who was the first woman to receive a formal dental education degree?
Lucy B. Hobbs
Who is Ida Gray-Rollins?
The first African American female dentist
Who are the first male and female American Indian dentist?
Dr. Spruce and Dr. Richter (respectively)
What is C. Edmund Kells credited for?
Inventing job of dental assistant
What is Alfred Fones credited for?
Opening a dental hygienist school