Dental Headlight Volume 5

Dental Headlight Volume 5

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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. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...the family tree, and not unfrequently the butt of social criticism. The blood, as I had occasion to say in a former paper, read before this Association some two years ago--is the pabulum oflife, and the teeth are, in a large measure, responsible for its condition, for they may begsaid to be the prime factors in its production. It from disease, decay or loss of these organs, the primary stages of digestion are impaired, the surrounding tissues become involved in the ruin, and add their diseased exudation to the already half masticated food, and are carried in this condition to the great furnace of the system to be converted into what? healthy pabulum? Nay, but the rather impregnating the vital fluid with a virulent poison, which sooner or later renders life almost intolerable, and not unfrequently is it the case that disease is so firmly fixed upon the subject of such negligence that death alone furnishes a quietus to the mental as well as the bodily suflerings of the individual. The ill effects of these imperfect primary stages of digestion are not only seen in the poisoned condition of the life current, but also in the weakened condition of the main digestive organs. They, having an undue proportion of the work to perform, soon fail to respond to the demands made upon them, and the heart, that great engine of the system, failing to be sustained with a full supply of pure blood, becomes weakened, and consequently unable to force, with its wonted energy, this curreut throughout the ramifications of the arterial sys tem. So intimate are the relations existing between the different parts of the body, that constitute the whole, that any disturbance or functional derangement of any of these parts, however remote or insignificant they may seem...show more

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  • Paperback | 62 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236911490
  • 9781236911490