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ADA Presidents Album


Doctor Chittenden, of Wisconsin, was elected forty-first president of the Association at the 1903 meeting at Asheville, North Carolina. The program included a paper on "A Plea for the Abandonment of Vulcanite for Base Plates." Doctor Chittenden was active in the National Association of Dental Examiners, advocating higher dental educational standards. He was mainly responsible for enactment of the first Wisconsin dental practice act and was president of the Wisconsin dental board for many years. Doctor Chittenden was one of the founders and several times president of the Wisconsin State Dental Society. He was born in New York in 1842 and died in 1905.

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Content comprises text (a brief biography and historical highlights), facsimile of autograph and a photographic portrait for each ADA President from 1860 to 1977.