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Profiles

  • Walter Crawford Smith, DDS (deceased)
    I was the town dentist in the small town of Jefferson, Georgia. I lived over my office in a two story building just off the town square when I was just starting my dental practice. Later I built a larg...
  • Jacob C Rachunow (1911 - 1963)
    I remember him so well. He became my dentist when I was a teenager. Even though I hate to go to the dentist, I adored Jack. Great personality and sense of humor. When he was in NIH, I was at school in ...
  • Dr. Frederick Martin Blair DDS (1878 - 1969)
    Frederick Martin, known as 'Fred', was b. in Clarinda, IA. He graduated from Northwestern University School of Dentistry in1903 & set up his dental practice in Fairbury, Ne. He later moved to Huntingto...
  • Reidar Fauske Sognnaes (1911 - 1984)
    Reidar Fauske Sognnaes was Dean of the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, founding Dean of the UCLA School of Dentistry, and a scholar in the field of oral pathology. Wikipedia: Reidar Fauske Sognnaes
  • Albert Clarke Ewart (deceased)

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Official Specialties

  • Dental public health - The study of dental epidemiology and social health policies.
  • Endodontics - Root canal therapy and study of diseases of the dental pulp.
  • Oral and maxillofacial pathology - The study, diagnosis, and sometimes the treatment of oral and maxillofacial related diseases.
  • Oral and maxillofacial radiology - The study and radiologic interpretation of oral and maxillofacial diseases.
  • Oral and maxillofacial surgery - Extractions, implants, and MaxilloFacial surgery which also includes correction of congenital facial deformities.
  • Orthodontics and dentofacial orthopaedics - The straightening of teeth and modification of midface and mandibular growth.
  • Periodontology (periodontics) - Study and treatment of diseases of the gums (non-surgical and surgical) as well as placement and maintenance of dental implants
  • General dentistry
  • Cosmetic dentistry
  • Pediatric dentistry (formerly pedodontics) - Dentistry for children
  • Prosthodontics

Notes The post-nominal letters for a professional in dentistry.

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