George Washington was the first president of the United States.Portrayals of George Washington depict a courageous spirit.Washington was termed, “the Father of his Country” by an unnamed Germanic publication inLancaster, Pennsylvania in 1778, a term that stuck as many people know him by this famousmoniker today (Pennypacker, 1904, p. 267)Washington’s false teeth were partly made from the tusk of a hippo (Weinberger, 1948; seealso; Hamarneh, 1972; Pennypacker, 1904; Sognnaes, 1959).Hamarneh, S. (1972, April). Dental exhibition and reference collection at the SmithsonianInstitution. Health Services Report, 87(4), 291-303.Pennypacker, S. W. (1904). George Washington in Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Magazine ofHistory and Biography, 28(3), 257-272.Sognnaes, R. F. (1959, December 18). Dentistry at its centennial crossroads. Science, 130(3390),1681-1688.Weinberger, B. W. (1948). An introduction to the history of dentistry. St. Louis, MO; Mosby.