The Role of Women in Dentistry: Then and Now

Posted by Andrew Hickey on Mar 15, 2024 10:57:24 AM

Women have been involved in dentistry for centuries. The field has existed since the earliest days of human civilization and first became prominent in the 1700s. By the mid-1800s, the first women were licensed to practice.

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Topics: women in dentistry, future of women in dentistry, women dentists, female dentists, history and future of women in dentistry, history of women in dentistry

Women in Dentistry History Spotlight

Posted by Astrid Graterol on Mar 30, 2021 9:00:00 AM

For International Women’s Month, we want to shine light on the women who made it possible for other women to pursue a career in dentistry. In the 1800s, dentistry was inaccessible to women, with most dental schools refusing to admit female students. Below we list the women who fought to work alongside their male peers, refusing to take no for an answer.

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Topics: dentistry history, women in dentistry, international womens month

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