A History of Dentistry in Canada
Beginning with the earliest records available describing the dental health of the Indians before the arrival of European settlers, Dr Gullett gives a detailed and carefully documented history of dentistry in Canada. He describes the unscrupulous tramp dentists who roamed the countryside years ago as well as their respectable contemporaries, and he traces the development of practice, education, and professional associations, as dentistry developed from an art to a science. The author spent five years gathering information for this book from public archives, libraries, personal interviews, and the records of the profession. The result is a lively and readable story told with a continuing concern for health services.Continue Reading Read Less
- Series: Heritage
- World Rights
- Page Count: 320 pages
- Dimensions: 6.0in x 0.8in x 9.0in
Author InformationDonald W. Gullett (1898-1973) had a long and distinguished career in the profession of dentistry. He practised in Picton, Ontario, until 1940. Subsequently he was secretary of the Canadian Dental Association, 1942-64, registrar-secretary of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, 1940-56, and president of the American College of Dentists, 1959-60; and in 1966 he was the archivist of the Canadian Dental Association.
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