Women in dentistry

Badri Teymourtash, the first female dentist in Iran[1]

There is a long history of women in dentistry.


16th century

  • Unknown, 16th century: In an early copper engraving by Lucas Van Leyden, a traveling dentist can be seen along with a woman acting as his assistant.[2]

18th century

19th century

20th century

21st century

See also

Further reading

  • 100 Years of Women in the Dental Profession in the UK, 1918-2018, by Janine Brooks. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2019.


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