Women's right to study scientific and medical fields, including dentistry, is now an accepted norm. In Finland today, for instance, women make up 75% of all dentists. However, this wasn't always the case. Women had to fight for their right to work in dentistry, much like they did for voting rights. These women, sometimes called "dental suffragettes," fought tirelessly to be recognized in this esteemed profession.
However, the involvement of women in dentistry dates back to ancient times.