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Until February 21, 1866 the only graduates of American dental schools was men. That change when Lucy Hobbs graduated from the Ohio College of Dental Surgery. Born in 1833, Lucy became a teacher. She had always wanted to be a doctor but, as a women, she was not allowed to go to medical school. Insted she studyd with a professor who suggested dentistry later she married and taut her husband the art of dentistry to!

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Until February 21, 1866, the only graduates of American dental schools were men. That changed when Lucy Hobbs graduated from the Ohio College of Dental Surgery. Born in 1833, Lucy became a teacher. She had always wanted to be a doctor but, as a woman, she was not allowed to go to medical school. Instead she studied with a professor who suggested dentistry. Later she married and taught her husband the art of dentistry too!

 

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