Like the time the Army’s head of prisons asked if he could find someone to do dental work on Saddam Hussein, and Silverman said: “I’ll do it.”
“I set up some of the rules,” said Silverman, who is now retired and lives in Palm Beach. “I said you’re going to have to bring him to my clinic, I’m not bringing field equipment into a room. We did it at night so there was good security.”
A news article about MG (Ret.) Ronald Silverman, U.S. Army Dental Corps, adjusting to life after his experience in Iraq. His anecdote about treating Saddam Hussein’s dental problems and talking to him about other topics will get your attention.