About the Cover Page

The theme for the Front Cover of the South African Dental Journal this year provides for some historical figures, some characters illuminating dental history and some important achievements in South African Dental history. The cover for October looks at an Egyptian recognised as the first dentist. Hesy-Ra is recognised as the first known dental surgeon. An Egyptian who lived in about 2650 BC, he practised dentistry and medicine. 

Published: 2020-10-31

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