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ADA Presidents Album


Doctor Judd, of St. Louis, was elected ninth president of the Association at the 1869 meeting at Saratoga Springs, New York. Doctor Judd, a Doctor of Medicine, was a delegate, representing the Missouri Dental College. With Doctor Judd as chairman, in 1870 the Association adopted a resolution acknowledging the "great ignorance" among American mothers regarding eruption and development of children's teeth and providing for a committee to work with publishers in the development of textbooks that would convey this information. Doctor Judd was born in Massachusetts in 1820 and died in 1890.

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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.