Fans of Western novels are no strangers to the name Zane Grey. Before writing over 80 books, Pearl Zane Grey practiced dentistry in New York. Unfortunately, his love for dentistry decayed and he quickly abandoned the field once he became a published author. While uninspired as a dentist, Pearl went on to become one of history’s first millionaire authors.
Yet another former dentist whose name has been inextricably linked to the American West was Doc Holliday.