View a list of history related articles from our eJournals titles.
Rebinding The Dental Surgeon 1917
raising money to rebind this important volume of the UK based,
The Dental Surgeon - a weekly review devoted to the interests of the dental practitioner.
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Fluoride - the history of a consensus
In the July 2019 issue of the Journal of Dental Research ten Cate and Buzalaf take a look at the history of the discovery of
fluoride's mode of action.
The Lancet volume 394, 20th July contains a short piece about George Washington's dentures, his dentist and 18th century dental practices.
Reinterpretation of a Phoenician dental appliance
Read about an article on the Gaillardot Phoenician gold wire dental bridge in the
28th June 2019 issue of the BDJ.
Advertising - a historical perspective
Read an article on the effect of advertising on perpetuating certain beliefs as truths in the
March 2019 issue of Gerodontology.
BDA WWI memorial
BDJ article about the men who gave their lives in the First World War who are commemorated on a plaque at the headquarters of the British Dental Association.
Foot pedal engine
The latest edition of the HMES Bulletin contains an article by Margaret Wilson on
The Development of the Foot Pedal Engine.
July 2019 Dental Historian
This is the latest issue of the Lindsay Society's
Dental Historian journal.
View a list of its contents on the Lindsay Society web page including access to one article online.
Glasgow dental students in WWI
Glasgow dental school left behind no official Roll of Honour. Florence Dall has researched the records to bring those who served in the First World War to light.
Other articles in the Dental History magazine include:
- Report on the Annual Conference of The Lindsay Society, Glasgow October 2018
- Maurice Roy's protest
- Cary Middlecoff: dentist and American golfer
- 'TEETH': a personal accout of the Wellcome Exhibition, London 2018
- Medieval malpractice: 'An enormous and horrible hurt of the jaw'
- Toothache, tooth decay and tooth extraction in Lancashire 1900-1948
In the Journal of the History of Dentistry
The latest issue is Winter 2018.
- Precision and accuracy in the management of periapical lesions during the focal infection era
- Dr C C Haskell, dentist and sewing machine merchant
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