#52221 Overall Influence

Esther Wilkins

Author of the first comprehensive book on dental hygiene


Why is this person notable and influential?

From Wikipedia

Esther Mae Wilkins was an American dental hygienist, dentist and author of the first comprehensive book on dental hygiene, Clinical Practice of the Dental Hygienist. The dental instrument known as the Wilkins/Tufts Explorer was named after her.

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What schools is this person affiliated with?

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Public research university in Urbana and Champaign, Illinois, United States

Tufts University

Private research university in Medford/Somerville, Massachusetts

Simmons University

Private women-focused university in Boston, Massachusetts

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How’s this person influential?
#1144 World Rank