The Dental Cosmos, a Monthly Record of Dental Science

The Dental Cosmos, a Monthly Record of Dental Science

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1876 edition. Excerpt: ...the last stand greatly in need. Another of the blessed departed who came in and went out as a father before us, with the light of a true heart beaming in his face, was Dr. George E, Hawes. Gifted with a clear perception of the subjects which occupied the thoughts, and with a full comprehension of the objects which incited the efforts of dental practitioners, with a ready and kindly wit he resolved many a contested point, throwing light upon what was doubtful, and effectually disposing of crudities and absurdities, and that with apt illustration and agreeable humor. How much he was beloved and respected, with what satisfaction and confidence his advice and his decisions were accepted, the interest he took in every movement for the welfare of our profession, I need not detail to those who were the witnesses. He was one of the accomplished men of the old regime, of whom some still remain to link our present with their brilliant past The labors of that noble man, Chapin A. Harris, whose name should be all the more honored for that he devoted his time and his talents less to the accumulation of wealth than to the development of dentistry into a scientific profession, together with his associates, lifted the practice of dentistry from that obscure empiricism which had largely characterized it into the clear light of scientific inquiry and demonstration, by laying that foundation in the Baltimore Dental College upon which our system of dental education has been built. So long as the various processes of the dental surgery and laboratory continued to be held as carefully-guarded secrets which might be filched from one by his neighbor, engendering a narrow-minded jealousy of every means and appliance of which one had not the monopoly, so long...show more

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  • Paperback | 342 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 612g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236668448
  • 9781236668448