1728 in science

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The year 1728 in science and technology involved some significant events.

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Physiology and medicine[edit]

  • Pierre Fauchard publishes Le Chirurgien Dentiste, ou, Traité des Dents, the first comprehensive text on dentistry, including the first description of orthodontic braces.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Delambre, J. B. (1827). Histoire de l'astronomie au dix-huitième siècle. Paris: Bachelier. 
  2. ^ Spielman, Andrew I. (October 2007). "The Birth of the Most Important 18th Century Dental Text: Pierre Fauchard's Le Chirurgien Dentist". Journal of Dental Research 86 (10): 922–926. doi:10.1177/154405910708601004. Retrieved 2012-03-09.