This is Dr. George F Grant. He was the second African American to earn a degree in dentistry from Harvard Dental School in 1870. He was a successful dentist and inventor of dental prosthetics. He was an avid golfer and in 1899 he invented and patented the golf tee.
Seriously just because a kid doesn't like something doesn't make it abuse. Especially when it is to protect them. My kid has thrown a bigger fit for me wiping his nose. Tell me you've never met a toddler without telling me you've never met a toddler...