March is Women’s History Month, a time to recognize influential women throughout history.
Since the 1800s, dentistry has been a great field for women who wanted to attend college, help others and support themselves.
This March we salute these smile-enhancing heroines:
We love Lucy! Lucy Taylor Hobbs, that is. Hobbs was a dentistry trailblazer. During the 1800s, a time when few women went to college, Hobbs pursued a career in dentistry. Her acceptance into dental school was like pulling teeth for this fearless leader.
Keep reading to learn more about Hobbs and three other women who played starring roles in dental history.