List of Famous Dentists

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.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous dentists?" and "Who are the best dentists?" then you're in the right place. 
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  • William Edgar Buchanan II (March 20, 1903 – April 4, 1979) was an American actor with a long career in both film and television, most familiar today as Uncle Joe Carson from the Petticoat Junction, ...more
  • Frank Abbott may refer to: Frank Abbott (dentist) (1836–1897), American dentist Frank Abbott (politician) (1828–1893), New York politician Frank Abbott (footballer) (1885–1947), Australian rules ...more
  • William Herbert Rollins

    William Herbert Rollins

    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 ...more
  • Edward Maynard (April 26, 1813 – May 4, 1891) was an American firearms inventor, most famous for his breechloading rifle design.
  • William Thomas Green Morton (August 9, 1819 – July 15, 1868) was an American dentist who first publicly demonstrated the use of inhaled ether as a surgical anaesthetic in 1846. The promotion of his ...more
  • Héctor José Cámpora (26 March 1909 – 18 December 1980) was a dentist and Peronist politician. A major figure of left-wing Peronism Cámpora served briefly as the 38th President of Argentina from 25 ...more