Orthodontics Through the Ages

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Who is considered the father of modern orthodontics?

Dr. Edward H. Angle

Who is known as the Father of Modern Medicine?

Hippocrates

Which ancient civilization separated medicine from fancy or religion?

Hippocrates

Who was the first to study teeth in a broad manner?

Aristotle

Which Roman author described finger pressure to move teeth?

Aulus Cornelius Celsus

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Orthodontics and Medicine

  • The father of modern orthodontics is Edward Angle.
  • The Father of Modern Medicine is Hippocrates.
  • The ancient civilization that separated medicine from fancy or religion is Ancient Greece.
  • The first to study teeth in a broad manner is Pierre Fauchard, also known as the Father of Modern Dentistry.
  • The Roman author who described finger pressure to move teeth is Aulus Cornelius Celsus.

Test your knowledge on the history of orthodontics, from ancient civilizations like the Egyptians and Romans, to the contributions of Dr. Edward H. Angle, the father of modern orthodontics. Explore how various metals and wires have been used to straighten and adjust teeth throughout history. Discover the importance of proper dental alignment for survival and overall well-being.

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