View a list of history related articles from our eJournals titles.
BDA WWI memorial
Read a BDJ article about the men who gave their lives in the First World War who are commemorated on a plaque at the headquarters of the British Dental Association.
Foot pedal engine
The latest edition of the HMES Bulletin contains an article by Margaret Wilson on The Development of the Foot Pedal Engine.
Dr Coupland and his instruments
Find out more about this inventor of elevators and chisels in the 22 June 2018 issue of the BDJ.
The January issue of Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery looks at
100 years of dental implants.
BDA member can access this free once they have registered for the
The most important invention in dentistry?
An editorial considering this appeared in the
October 2017 edition of JADA. What do you think? Email any ideas to
Kate Latarche in the latest DHM
Kate Latarche served as the first dentist at the Girton and Newnham Unit of the Scottish Women's Hospitals in Salonica during the First World War and was one of the first women to obtain the dental diploma of the Royal College of Surgeons of England.
Other articles include:
- Report of the Lindsay Society Meeting, Portsmouth, October 2017
- Preparing for jobs that don't exist yet
- Use of portraiture in forensic odontology
- A case of misdiagnosis in eighteenth-century England
July 2018 Dental Historian
This is the latest issue of the Lindsay Society's
Dental Historian journal.
View a list of its contents on the Lindsay Society web page including access to one article online.
In the Journal of the History of Dentistry
The latest issue is Summer/Fall 2018.
Silver diamine fluoride: rejuvenation of a 172-year-old (or older?) dental caries attenuation
- History of pivot teeth - artificial crowns upon natural roots
Dental History Magazine (formerly History of Dentistry Newsletter) - the journal of the History of Dentistry Research Group||All issues available on the
Research Group website|
Library holdings: 2007 to date
Dental Historian (originally called The Lindsay Club Occasional Newsletter) - the journal of the Lindsay Society for the History of Dentistry|
recent issues are online and a 1975-1998 index is available.
Library holdings: 1975 to date
Journal of the History of Dentistry (originally called Bulletin of the History of Dentistry) - the journal of the American Academy for the History of Dentistry||Issues from 2005-2009 are available free on the
Library holdings: 1953 to date
For more about the history of dentistry see the
BDA Dental Museum pages.
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