Fauchard, Pierre

(redirected from Pierre Fauchard)
Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Fauchard,

Pierre, French dentist, 1678-1761.
Fauchard disease - marginal periodontitis.
References in periodicals archive ?
The Origins of Orthodontia Many attribute the invention of metal braces to a French dentist named Pierre Fauchard.
He is a member of the American Dental Association, the American Dental Education Association, the International College of Dentists and the Pierre Fauchard Academy.
Nothing much more happened until the early 18th century, when a French dentist named Pierre Fauchard invented the "bandeau," a U-shaped piece of metal inserted behind the teeth and fastened to them to expand the curvature of the jaws.
It is perhaps surprising to some to realise that the dental profession has been using silver amalgam for over 250 years, since the days of Pierre Fauchard.
In 1728 Pierre Fauchard constructed the first braces - a flat metal strip that was attached to the teeth by thread.
Kumar, Development of indigenous stainless steel band material, Journal of Pierre Fauchard Academy, Vol.
Shig Kishi, president of the Pierre Fauchard Foundation, for which we are so grateful.
Dentistry, that is, the claim to scientific expertise in the anatomy, physiology and pathology of the teeth, emerged in the eighteenth century, pioneered by the French Surgeon Pierre Fauchard (1678-1761).
Graduating from the University of Washington (UW) in 1983, he is a past Affiliate Associate Professor of the UW Dental School, a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry, a Fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy, and an Accredited Member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.
She served on the Pennsylvania State Dental Board for 13 years and was the first female chairman in its history, and she holds fellowships in the Pierre Fauchard Society, the International College of Dentists, and the American College of Dentists.
In addition, she is a fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy, the American College of Dentistry and the International College of Dentists.
Shapoff is a Fellow in the Pierre Fauchard Academy International Honor Dental Society and is a Fellow in the International College of Dentists.