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List of famous dentists, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Renowned like those found below have helped make a great impact on the world, through a combination of hard work and dedication to their profession. This list includes the most prominent dentists, living and dead, from every country in the world. Interesting information is included in this list of notable dentists, such as where these historic dentists were born and what their nationality is. If your dream job is to be a popular dentist then you should look to these people for inspiration.

Items on this list include Pierre Fauchard and Doc Holliday.

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Edgar Buchanan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Dentists
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Edgar Buchanan was an American actor with a long career in both film and television, most familiar today as Uncle Joe Carson from the Petticoat Junction, Green Acres and The Beverly Hillbillies television sitcoms of the 1960s. As Uncle Joe, he took over as proprietor of the Shady Rest Hotel ...more

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Age: Died at 76 (1903-1979)

Birthplace: Humansville, Missouri, United States of America

Profession: Actor, Dentist

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Frank Abbott was president of the American Dental Association, president of the National Association of Dental Faculties, a renowned dentist, an author on dental subjects, and an inventor of dental instruments such as various types of chisels, pluggers, excavators and scalers, some of which are ...more

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Age: Died at 61 (1836-1897)

Profession: Inventor, Dentist

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William Herbert Rollins is a forgotten American scientist and dentist. He was a pioneer in radiation protection. Many of his inventions and investigations in medical radiography and photography have been ranked in importance with those of Thomas A. Edison, Elihu Thomson, and William J. Morton. He ...more

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Age: Died at 77 (1852-1929)

Birthplace: Massachusetts, United States of America

Profession: Inventor, Dentist

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Edward Maynard is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Dentists
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Edward Maynard was an American firearms inventor, most famous for his breechloading rifle design. ...more

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Age: Died at 78 (1813-1891)

Birthplace: Madison, New York, United States of America

Profession: Inventor, Dentist

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