Medicine: Dentists in Chicago

The sensitive dentist's lot is not an altogether happy one. He suffers an alternate surfeit and famine of affection. Sitting in a dentist's chair seems to make some women grow embarrassingly amorous. And, in his professional capacity, almost nobody else loves the dentist at all.

Last week in Chicago 15,000 dentists, including 770 foreigners and 450 women, assembled for the Chicago Centennial Dental Congress, planned in connection with the Fair, and the annual convention of the American Dental Association. Among the 176 subjects which engrossed them was this problem of "Why do people...

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