The dentist is one who pulls out the teeth of others to obtain

employment for his own.

One day little Flora was taken to have an aching tooth removed. That

night, while she was saying her prayers, her mother was surprised to

hear her say: "And forgive us our debts as we forgive our


One said a tooth drawer was a kind of unconscionable trade, because his

trade was nothing else but to take away those things whereby every man

gets his living.--_Haglitt_.