Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Fact of the Day: First American Female Dentist

In the 1860's, Lucy Hobbs Taylor became America's first female dentist. 

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    1. Most dentists have good teeth - it would be pathetic and ironic to go to a dentist who had bad or rotten teeth!
      Colin

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  2. I hope she had a long and successful career.

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  3. That's pretty cool. I wonder if it was hard for her to get customers when she first started. Thanks for another fun fact! Hugs...RO

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  4. What an accomplishment of the times, I would imagine it was quite a challenge,

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  5. I'm always amazed and inspired to read about women trailblazers:)

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  6. During the Civil War, I see. It's not the worst place to suffer a wound, but if a soldier lost a tooth in battle, perhaps she was there to administer aid.

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  7. Wow! That must have been a difficult time for her to practice in.

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  8. Your post inspired me to read more about her story, Adam. She was one person who did not give up in pursuing her goals!

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