Who was the first American dentist?

Answer Born on May 7, 1730, Isaac Greenwood is known as the first American dentist. Greenwood practiced in Boston, Massachusetts. He was a neighbor of Paul Revere and made George Washington's set of false... Read More »

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Who was the first woman dentist?

Lucy Hobbs Taylor was the first female dentist. She began practicing dentistry in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1861. Taylor received a doctorate in dentistry from the Ohio College of Dentistry in 1866. She... Read More »

What is the first-year salary of a dentist?

According to surveys done by PayScale, in the United States, the average yearly salary for a first-year dentist is $80,853 to $117,103 as of 2010. These rates will vary by experience, location and ... Read More »

Who was the first black female dentist in America?

In 1890, Dr. Ida Gray Nelson Rollins graduated from the University of Michigan Dental School to become the first black female dentist in America. Dr. Rollins was born in Tennessee during the 1860s ... Read More »

What was name of the dentist who first put toothpaste in a tube in 1892?

Dr. Washington Sheffield, a Connecticut dentist, gets credit as the first person to put toothpaste in a tube in 1892, according to the BBC's "History of Teeth Cleaning". Colgate also started puttin... Read More »