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Pierre Robin

Born  1867
Died  1950

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French dental surgeon, 1867-1950.

Biography of Pierre Robin

Pierre Robin, in his time the doyen of French dental surgeons, was best known for his contributions to orthodentistry, but published on many aspects of dentistry and oral hygiene. His main interest was glossoptisis, on which he wrote more than 20 articles and a monograph. He was professor at the French School of Stomatology, and from 1914, with Nogue, he was editor-in-chief of the Revue de Stomatologie.

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