Father of Modern Orthodontics

# Father of modern orthodontics is:
a) Dewey
b) Angle
c) Andrew
d) Clark 

The correct answer is B. Angle. 

Many inventors have significantly contributed to the fascinating science of orthodontics. The person given the most credit for pioneering modern orthodontics is Dr Edward H Angle, who is rightly honored as the “Father of Modern Orthodontics.” Publication of Angle’s classification system of malocclusion in 1899 marked a turning point in the history of orthodontics, paving way to establishment of the oldest specialty of dentistry.

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