WONDER #2923: Who Was the First Female Dentist?
Question 1 of 3
This Wonder is mostly about . . .
- The first female dentists in the United States.
- Jonathan Taft, Dean of the Ohio College of Dental Surgery.
- Why women were excluded from dental schools.
- How Lucy Hobbs Taylor became the first woman to graduate from dental school.
Question 2 of 3
How do we know that Lucy Hobbs Taylor was already an accomplished dentist when she started dental school?
- She learned from Jonathan Taft, Dean of the Ohio College of Dental Surgery.
- She opened her own dental practice five years before.
- She was allowed to graduate after only attending one class.
- All of the above.
Question 3 of 3
According to the article, when did the first American Indian female dentist graduate from dental school?
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