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AbstractThe work begins by highlighting the story of the practice of dentistry through the ages and the significant events that culminated in the establishment of formal dental education, the first major branch of higher education to originate in America. The second part is a genealogy of the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, Dental School, University of Maryland at Baltimore, from which the exacting educational standards which are the foundation of professional dentistry today have evolved. - from Forward
Table of ContentsPart 1 Heritage: Dentistry in the Ancient World--Medieval Dentistry--The Beginning of Modern Dentistry--Dentistry in America; Part 2 History, the First Dental College: The Founding--Growth,Competition--Consolidation--Quest for Excellence--The School Today
DescriptionIncludes a letter dated 1981 from Errol Reese, the Dean of the Baltimore College of Dentistry, describing the origin of this publication inspired by a presentation on the School's history delivered by Dr. Joseph P. Cappuccio before the Pierre Fauchard Academy in October 1980. As part of the letterhead, are the words "First Dental College in the World."
KeywordUniversity of Maryland, Baltimore. Dental School, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery
University of Maryland School of Dentistry
Hayden, Horace H., 1769-1844
Harris, Chapin Aaron, 1806-1860
Baltimore College of Dental Surgery--History
History of Dentistry
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