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who was the father of x-rays?
Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen-bavarian physicist

experimented with vacuum tubes (electric current) and fluorescent screens (screens covered with material that glowed.
-noticed the screens were glowing even though they were several feet from the tube
-determined that some mysterious ray was causing the screens to glow
pioneers in dental x-radiation
otto walkholf -1895- made the first dental radiograph

c. edmund kells - 1896- exposed the first dental radiograph in the US using a live person