Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: orthodontics

  • Pierre Fauchard (1678–1761), dentistry’s founding father

    Brody Fogleman Cristin Grant Harsh Jha Noel Brownlee Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States   Pierre Fauchard (1678–1761) Dr. Pierre Fauchard was a French surgeon and dentist who worked in Paris.1 He is widely accepted as the father of dentistry because of his many important contributions to the discipline and is particularly well-known for his work…