Who Discovered Periodontal Disease?

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From what I know, Dr. Grace Rogers Spalding was the first dentist who specialized in periodontal disease. It is thought to be that Hesi-Re of Egypt was the first to discover periodontal disease. People have traced dentistry efforts back to prehistoric times.
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Periodontal studies were found in prehistoric and ancient Egyptian times. Hesi-Re is the first known Egyptian dentist. Dr. D. Smith is the father of oral prophylaxis.
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