Pierre Fauchard


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Pierre Fauchard
BirthplaceSaint-Denis-de-Gastines, France
Died

Fauchard, Pierre

(pyĕr fōshär`), 1678–1761, French dentist, a founder of modern dentistry. He practiced in Paris from c.1715 and was influential in raising dentistry from a trade to a profession. He advocated the sharing of dental knowledge and wrote The Surgeon Dentist (1728, tr. of 2d ed. 1946), long a standard work on dentistry.
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Gajjar is a Fellow of the Academy of Dentistry International, American College of Dentists, International College of Dentists, Pierre Fauchard Academy and holds a certification in intravenous sedation.
It provides articles that describe the natural and ancient history of teeth, pulling teeth in medieval Europe, Pierre Fauchard and the French dentistes of the 18th century, extractions and dentures in the 18th century, the rise of anesthesia, forensic odontology, and developments in the 20th century and the focus on a perfect smile, with many images of art, drawings, ads, toothpaste labels, dental instruments, equipment, and other artifacts.
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Also present in the collection are the second and third editions of Pierre Fauchard's Le chirurgien dentiste, which is often regarded as one of the founding texts of modern dentistry.
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