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And... rinse!

The awkward invitation for patients to swish and spit is a welcome sign that time in the dentist's chair is up...

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Queensland dentists' service in the army dental corps WWII

How did WW2 affect Queensland dentists?

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Who was Queensland's first female dentist?

Dentistry was in a state of flux when women were first recorded performing dental treatment...

Alessandra Boi

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Foundation of the Brisbane Dental Hospital 1917

In the early stages, the dental hospital in Elizabeth St, with its single chair, was staffed by a rotating roster of volunteer dentists

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Quite comfortable? Evolution of the dental chair

Commercially manufactured chairs were not available until the 1850s

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Tooth carpenters to be: the life of dentistry students

Studying dentistry in the twentieth century

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The Queensland School Dental Service

Committed dentists and public servants fought to give every young Queenslander the opportunity to receive dental care

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Dentistry in Queensland: a timeline

Learn more about how ADAQ paved the path from charlatanism to profession in our state

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Evolution of dental knowledge

For millennia, humans believed magic was the only toothache cure; as it turns out, fighting teeth troubles does not need supernatural powers...

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Hand drills

HIstory of dental drills

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Foot pedal drill treadle

HIstory of dental drills

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Extraction horrors: Dental Keys

History of extractions

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