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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
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 ...more
Frank Abbott is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Dentists
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 ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Dentists
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 ...more
Edward Maynard is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Dentists
Edward Maynard (April 26, 1813 – May 4, 1891) was an American firearms inventor, most famous for his breechloading rifle design.
William T. G. Morton is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Dentists
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 ...more
Héctor José... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Dentists
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 ...more
Doc Holliday is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Dentists
John Henry "Doc" Holliday (August 14, 1851 – November 8, 1887) was an American gambler, gunfighter, and dentist. A close friend and associate of lawman Wyatt Earp, Holliday is best ...more

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Meiyang Chang is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Dentists
Meiyang Chang is an Indian actor, television host, and singer. He appeared in the Bollywood film Badmaash Company with Yash Raj Films. He secured his Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree from V.S. ...more
John Haase is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Dentists
John Haase may refer to: John Haase (author) John Haase (criminal)
Robert Dudley is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Dentists
Robert Dudley (September 13, 1869 – September 15, 1955) was a dentist turned film character actor who, in his 35-year career, appeared in more than 115 films.
Lucy Hobbs Taylor is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Dentists
Lucy Hobbs Taylor (March 14, 1833 – October 3, 1910) was a school teacher and a dentist, known for being the first American woman to graduate from dental school (Ohio College of Dental Surgery ...more
Mahlon Loomis is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Dentists
Mahlon Loomis
Mahlon Loomis (21 July 1826 – 13 October 1886) was an American dentist and inventor. He is best known for promoting the idea that the Earth's upper atmosphere was divided into discrete ...more
Bessica Medlar Raiche is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Dentists
Bessica Faith Raiche née Medlar, known as Bessie Raiche, (April 1875 – 11 April 1932) was a businesswoman, dentist, and physician. Raiche was the first woman in the United States ...more
Charlie Norwood is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Dentists
Charles Whitlow "Charlie" Norwood, Jr., D.D.S. (July 27, 1941 – February 13, 2007) was an American politician, serving as a Republican member of the United States House of ...more
Ben L. Salomon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Dentists
Benjamin Lewis Salomon (September 1, 1914 – July 7, 1944) was a United States Army dentist during World War II, assigned as a front-line surgeon. When the Japanese started overrunning his ...more
Annie Elizabeth Delany ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Dentists
Annie Elizabeth "Bessie" Delany (3 September 1891 – 25 September 1995) was an American civil rights pioneer who was the subject, along with her elder sister Sarah "Sadie" ...more
Philip A. Traynor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Dentists
Dr. Philip Andrew Traynor (May 31, 1874 – December 5, 1962) was an American dentist and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a member of the Democratic Party and ...more
Bill Osmanski is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Dentists
William Thomas Osmanski (December 29, 1915 – December 25, 1996) was an American football player and coach. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1973 and in 1977 he was ...more
Louis Pendleton is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Dentists
Louis Christopher Pendleton (October 13, 1931 – January 14, 2007) was an African-American dentist, businessman, and civic leader in Shreveport, Louisiana, who organized the civil rights movement ...more
Lester C. Hunt is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Dentists
Lester Callaway Hunt, Sr. (July 8, 1892 – June 19, 1954), was a Democratic politician and dentist from the state of Wyoming. Hunt was the first to be elected to two consecutive terms as ...more
Hiram Wesley Evans is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Dentists
Hiram Wesley Evans (September 26, 1881 – September 14, 1966) was the Imperial Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan, an American white supremacist group, from 1922 to 1939. A native of Alabama, Evans ...more
Zane Grey is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Dentists
Pearl Zane Grey (January 31, 1872 – October 23, 1939) was an American author and dentist best known for his popular adventure novels and stories associated with the Western genre in literature ...more
Mike Simpson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Dentists
Michael Keith Simpson (born September 8, 1950) is an American politician serving as a member of the United States House of Representatives, representing Idaho's 2nd congressional district. First ...more
Bill Emmerson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Dentists
William Emmerson (born October 28, 1945) is a former Republican California State Senator who represented the 23rd district in Riverside County. He previously represented the 37th Senate ...more
László N&e... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Dentists
László Németh (18 April 1901 – 3 March 1975) was a Hungarian dentist, writer, dramatist and essayist. He was born in Nagybánya the son of József Németh ...more