TITLE

Dentistry

AUTHOR(S)
Chabot, John F.; Schriefer, Kirk
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
ESL Science Book;2006, p6.1
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
A part of the book "The ESL Science Book," by John F. Chabot and Kirk Schriefer is presented. It discusses the major events occurring in the history of dentistry. It mentions that Aesculapius was a Greek physician who lived around 1250 B.C. and is given credit for his idea of pulling diseased teeth. It notes that the Father of Modern Dentistry is Pierre Fauchard and the first dentist from Connecticut who used nitrous oxide as an oral anesthetic in 1944 is Doctor Horace Wells.
ACCESSION #
39976237

 

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