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People Harris, Samuel
Catalog Number RL505
Object Name Videodisc, Digital
Summary This DVD is volume 34 in a series called Outstanding Leaders in Dentistry, which explores leadership of people who have significantly contributed to dentistry. This is an interview with Samuel D. Harris, who talks about his life and career in dentistry. He is best known for being among the first dentists in the US to concentrate his practice on children, he founded in 1927, the American Society of Dentistry for Children. His success with this society in the US led to serving as a catalyst for the founding of similar societies around the world. These became the present International Association of Pediatric Dentistry. He discontinued his active children's dentistry practice after 54 years to focus his energies on philanthropy. Dr. Harris' major gift made possible the creation of a national museum for dentistry. The Samuel D. Harris National Museum of Dentistry was dedicated in June, 1996. The interview was conducted in 1996 and republished on DVD in 2004.
Runtime- 47:46
Title A Conversation with Samuel D. Harris
Author International College of Dentists
Related Websites CLICK link below to view video:

International College of Dentists: Chronicles of Outstanding Leaders in Dentistry No 34, Dr. Samuel D. Harris-VIEW HERE

International College of Dentists; Leaders in Dentistry
Medical Subject Headings Biography [V01.175]
Biography [V02.170]
Biography [V02.530.150]
Dentistry [E06]  +
Dentistry [H02.163]
Dentists [N02.360.330]  +
History [K01.400]
Societies [N03.540.828]
Societies, Dental [N03.540.828.506]
Museums [K01.400.152.552]
Pediatric Dentistry [H02.163.700]
Library of Congress Subject Headings Associations
People associated with health & safety
Published Date 1996
Physical Description A green DVD with yellow writing, the image is of the Earth and the ICD symbol