MLA2008: Greene Vardiman Black

Most famous dentist in Chicago

In Chicago you can find a statue that will interest you dental librarians with a taste for history. Inventor of the foot-powered dental drill, and the first to use nitrous oxide in dental anesthesia, Dr. Greene Black holds office hours in Lincoln Park now.

2 Responses to MLA2008: Greene Vardiman Black

  1. janacaroline says:

    Do tell — how did you find this statue?

  2. Molly says:

    on a bike tour of chicago – bobby’s bike hike, just a short walk from the conference hotel!