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ADA Presidents Album


Doctor Oppice, of Chicago, became the eighty-seventh president of the Association at the 1950 meeting in Atlantic City. In 1951, a delegation of five members, including Doctor Oppice, participated in the American Dental Association "Mission to Japan" and made suggestions for the improvement of Japanese dentistry after World War II. Doctor Oppice, a general practitioner, taught at Loyola University School of Dentistry for 27 years. He served the Association for many years as a delegate and a trustee. He was president of the Chicago Dental Society in 1944 and served as editor of the Illinois State Dental Journal. Doctor Oppice was a clinician and lecturer at many dental societies and contributed substantially to dental literature. He was born in 1895 and died in 1976.

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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.