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Charles R. Stent

Born 1845
Died 1901

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English dentist, 1845–1901.

Biography of Charles R. Stent

We have not been ably to find any biographical information about the Stent family, except for their lifespan. According to Stent lore, the term dates back to the English dentists Charles T. Stent (1807–1885) and his sons Charles R. Stent (1845–1901) and Arthur H. Stent (1859–1900) who used to support poorly aligned teeth with a special apparatus. This was probably first done by Charles T. Stent in 1856. We have not found any literature on the topic by any of the Stents.

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