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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
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 ...more

Frank Abbott is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Dentists
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 ...more

William Herbert Rollins is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Dentists
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 was an American firearms inventor, most famous for his breechloading rifle design.

Rafael Alencar is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Dentists
Rafael Alencar is a gay porn star and model who has appeared in numerous American-produced gay videos as well as magazine covers all over the world. Alencar was born on July 18, 1972, in Joao ...more

William T. G. Morton is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Dentists
William Thomas Green Morton was an American dentist who first publicly demonstrated the use of inhaled ether as a surgical anesthetic in 1846. The promotion of his questionable claim to have ...more

Héctor José Cámpora is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Dentists
Héctor José Cámpora was president of Argentina from 25 May until 13 July 1973.

Doc Holliday is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Dentists
John Henry "Doc" Holliday was an American gambler, gunfighter, dentist, and a good friend of Wyatt Earp. He was a Deputy U.S. Marshal during and after the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral. ...more

Meiyang Chang is listed (or ranked) 9 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) 10 on the list List of Famous Dentists
Dr. John Haase was a dentist and author, whose most well known novel was adapted into the 1968 Richard Lester film "Petulia", starring George C. Scott and Julie Christie.

Robert Dudley is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Dentists
Robert Dudley, born Robert Y. Dudley in Cincinnati, Ohio, was a dentist turned film character actor who, in his 35-year career, appeared in over 115 films.

Lucy Hobbs Taylor is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Dentists
Lucy Hobbs Taylor was the first American woman to graduate from dental school.

Mahlon Loomis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Dentists
Mahlon Loomis
Mahlon Loomis was an American dentist known for proposing a wireless communication and power delivery system based on his idea of charging a layer of the earths atmosphere.

Bessica Medlar Raiche is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Dentists
Bessica Medlar Raiche was a dentist, businesswoman, and physician, who was the first woman in the United States accredited with flying solo in an airplane. Her accomplishment is impressive ...more

Charlie Norwood is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Dentists
Charles Whitlow Norwood, Jr., D.D.S. was an American politician and dentist, serving as a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from 1995 until his death. At the time ...more

Ben L. Salomon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Dentists
Benjamin Lewis Salomon was a United States Army dentist during World War II, assigned as a front-line surgeon. When the Japanese started overrunning his hospital, he stood a rear-guard action in ...more

Annie Elizabeth Delany is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Dentists
Annie Elizabeth "Bessie" Delany was an American dentist and civil rights pioneer who was the subject, along with her elder sister Sarah "Sadie" Delany, of the New York Times ...more

Philip A. Traynor is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Dentists
Dr. Philip Andrew Traynor was an American dentist and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a member of the Democratic Party and served two terms as U.S. ...more

Bill Osmanski is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Dentists
William Thomas "Bill" Osmanski was an American football player and coach. Bill was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1973 and in 1977 he was inducted into the National ...more

Louis Pendleton is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Dentists
Louis Christopher Pendleton was an African-American dentist, businessman, and civic leader in Shreveport, Louisiana, who organized the civil rights movement in his city through the formation of ...more

Lester C. Hunt is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Dentists
Lester Callaway Hunt, Sr., was a Democratic politician and dentist from the state of Wyoming. He served as the 19th Governor of Wyoming from January 4, 1943 to January 3, 1949 and as United ...more

Hiram Wesley Evans is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Dentists
Hiram Wesley Evans was Imperial Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan, an American white supremacist group, from 1922 to 1939. A native of Alabama, Evans attended Vanderbilt University and became a ...more

Zane Grey is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Dentists
Pearl Zane Grey was an American author best known for his popular adventure novels and stories that were a basis for the Western genre in literature and the arts; he idealized the American ...more

Mike Simpson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Dentists
Michael Keith "Mike" Simpson, D.M.D., is a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, representing Idaho's 2nd congressional district. First elected in 1998, he is a member of the ...more

Bill Emmerson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Dentists
William "Bill" Emmerson was a Republican California State Senator who represented the 23rd district in Riverside County. He previously represented the 37th Senate District, having been ...more