A brief history of orthodontics.

@article{Asbell1990ABH,
  title={A brief history of orthodontics.},
  author={Milton B Asbell},
  journal={American journal of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics : official publication of the American Association of Orthodontists, its constituent societies, and the American Board of Orthodontics},
  year={1990},
  volume={98 3},
  pages={206-13}
}
  • Milton B Asbell
  • Published 1990 in
    American journal of orthodontics and dentofacial…
The most dominant, dynamic, and influential figure in the specialty of orthodontics was Edward H. Angle (1855-1930). He is regarded as the “Father of Modern Orthodontics.” Through his leadership, orthodontics was separated from the other branches of dentistry (e.g., crown and bridge, prosthetics), and the result was the specialty of orthodontics. Angle was the first to limit his practice to orthodontics. 

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