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Aug 20

Registered Dentists and Dental Hygienists in Kansas, 1927-1988

Posted on August 20, 2016 at 3:32 PM by Bill Sowers

Within the lofty halls of the State Library of Kansas' virtual KGI Online Library, tucked away on online shelves between pearly white columns sits our collection of material issued by the Kansas State Dental Board and its predecessor, the Kansas Board of Dental Examiners.  Of possible interest to family history researchers in this collection are the digitized directories of Kansas registered dentists and dental hygienists. These scanned directories span the decades between 1927 and 1988.  Dental hygienists first appear in the 1935 List of Licensees.

Have a grandmother or great grandfather who worked in the dental field and wonder if they were ever employed in the Sunflower State?  Scroll through the directories and see if they were among the many dental professionals in our state.  We are indebted to the Kansas Historical Society for supplying us with some of the dental directories for scanning.


For those of you who might be looking for physicians or midwives practicing in Kansas, the Kansas Historical Society has two searchable indexes online at kshs.org:



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