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Rose Keefe

Rose Keefe is a blogger and historian with a special interest in the history of women’s accomplishments. She has published three works of creative nonfiction and is currently at work on a fourth.
Leonie von Meusebach–Zesch was inducted into the Alaska Women's Hall of Fame

The History of Women in Dentistry Part III: Leonie von Meusebach–Zesch, A Woman Ahead...

When you think of an outlaw dentist, who comes to mind? Probably John Henry "Doc" Holliday, the dentist turned gunfighter who was portrayed by Val Kilmer in the 1993 hit Tombstone. Depending on your...
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The History of Women in Dentistry Part II: Female Dentists Join the Military

An Officer and a Female Dentist: Women in Military Dentistry When the United States entered World War I in 1917, its dental corps consisted of only 86 officers (all male), or approximately one dentist for...
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The History of Women in Dentistry Part I: Emeline Roberts Jones

Editor's note: Here is the first in our series "The History of Women in Dentistry," featuring Emeline Roberts Jones. Emeline Roberts Jones and Women in U.S. Dentistry Dentistry is one of the world’s oldest medical professions,...