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Name Rupp, Nelson
Othernames Nelson Woodward Rupp, 'Woody"
Places of residence Springfield, Ohio
Kensigton, Maryland
Education Denison University, 1939
D.D.S., Ohio State College of Dentistry, 1943
Masters in Dental Materials, Georgetown University, 1955
Notes Served 29 years in the United States Navy. In the Navy, Dr. Rupp directed the standards and training division at the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery's dental department in the District.

His more than 35 publications in major dental journals deal with denture base materials, amalgams, cements, composite resins, acid etch retention, and mercury hygiene in the dental office. He is best known for his study of dental composites and dental bonding
Occupation Dental Materials
General Dentistry
Dental Education
Titles & honors Chief Research Scientist, American Dental Association
Associate Director, National Bureau of Standards
President, American Academy of Operative Dentistry
President, American Academy of Gold Foil Operators
Head of Officer Education Department, Naval Dental School, 1969
Publications Rupp, Nelson W. "Newer restorative materials for the older adult." Special Care in Dentistry, v7 n1 (January 1987): 43
Means, Craig R., George C Paffenbarger, Nelson W Rupp. "Clinical Evaluation of Two Types of Resilient Liners on Dentures." The Journal of the American Dental Association, v82 n6 (197106): 1376-1380.
Paffenbarger, George C., Praful R Patel, Nelson W Rupp. "Dimensional change of dental amalgam and a suggested correlation between marginal integrity and creep." The Journal of the American Dental Association, v99 n1 (197907): 31-37.
Role Dentist
Related Websites Chronicles of Outstanding Leaders in Dentistry
Nelson Rupp Obituary

Associated Records

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Rupp, Nelson - RL483

This DVD is volume 13 in a series called Outstanding Leaders in Dentistry, which explores leadership of people who have significantly contributed to dentistry. This is an interview with Nelson W. Rupp, who talks about his life and career in dentistry. He is best known for his study of dental composites and dental bonding, including with denture base materials, amalgams, cements, composite resins, acid etch retention, and mercury hygiene in the dental office. The interview was conducted on May 13, 1988 and republished on DVD around 2004. Runtime- 1:24:59

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Barmes, David
Brown Jr., William E.
Shepard, Earl
Sinkford, Jeanne
Rowell, A. Gordon - RL540

Rupp, Nelson Barmes, David Brown Jr., William E. Shepard, Earl Sinkford, Jeanne Rowell, A. Gordon - RL540

This DVD is a volume Potpourri III in a series called Outstanding Leaders in Dentistry, which explores leadership of people who have significantly contributed to dentistry. This focuses on several individuals and highlights from their interviews. Individuals include Rupp, Barmes, Brown, Shepard, SInkford and Rowell. Most interviews were conducted from 1984-2006 and published around 1998, republished on DVD in 2006. Runtime- 31:39