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Early 20th Century Dentistry: More Modern Than You Think

Dreading that next trip to the dentist?  You’re not alone. 

Patients a century ago, equally dreaded the visit, but thankfully, dentistry had modernized considerably by the early 20th century.  At least, you could reasonably expect pain medication and a speedy drill.  Let’s take a look at early 20th century dentistry.

Dental schools got their start in the mid-19th century.  Before this, dentists had “day jobs” and performed rudimentary dentistry on the side.

French surgeon Pierre Fauchard is considered the father of modern dentistry.  He developed many treatments we take for granted, including braces and fillings, a century before the first dental schools.

Dental assisting became a profession in the 1880s.  In those days, assistants were called Ladies in Attendance.  Their jobs included not only assisting their employers but greeting patients and ordering supplies.

Dental hygienists were first employed in the late 1910s.

Read more:  https://www.melinadruga.com/early-20th-century-dentistry/

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