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The Meaning behind the Official Symbol of Dentistry

Fun Dental Facts

02/05/2010
Have you ever looked at the official emblem of dentistry in your dentist's office and wondered about its history and meaning? If so, well you aren’t the first to do so! It was adopted by the American Dental Association (ADA) in 1965 but its origin dates back to ancient times more...

Do you know the meaning behind the official symbol of dentistry?

Fun Dental Facts

02/04/2010
The official emblem of dentistry was adopted by the American Dental Association (ADA) in 1965. A Mythological History Its origin dates back to ancient times and to Asclepius, one of the earliest gods associated with health renowned for his healing abilities, humane treatments and remedies. He can be recognized by more...