Dental Items of Interest; A Monthly Journal of Dental Science, Art and Literature Volume 18

Dental Items of Interest; A Monthly Journal of Dental Science, Art and Literature Volume 18

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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. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...open end of this tube has been accurately fitted a platinum cone-shaped nipple, which acts as a positive stopper to the tube. This nipple forms part of the under surface of a strip of platinum, to which is attached a porcelain tooth, and this in turn is held in perfect juxtaposition by means of clasps around the molar and first bicuspid, and with metal rests attached alongside of these clasps, and holding on to the occlusal points of the molar and bicuspid, so as to prevent the apparatus pressing upward on the gum.. The patient will use a cleansing solution of boracic acid and glycerol, and if the thorough cleansing by this method does not bring about a positive cure, a thorough surgical operation will be made. comm. CONTROL OF DAYLIGHT FOR DENTAL OPERATIONS. Dr. Van Orden. An opaque roller-shade, working from the very bottom of the window and excluding all stray rays of light up to its upper margin is the desired means. One who learns the value of this lower shade will scarcely exceed the bounds of reasonableness when he places it as second only to the appliances with which operations are performed. On one occasion we became afflicted with inflammation of the eyes and consequent photophobia. On investigation, it was noticed that during a portion of each morning glaring rays of light were reflected from the brass signs and white awnings of a store two stories below on the opposite side of the street. The substitution of an opaque shade for the light transparent curtain which had been used merely to exclude the vision of passers-by, quickly cured what threatened to be a serious affliction. The operating chair was at a later date moved to a room of smaller dimensions, and it was found that a strong reflected light was projected on the...show more

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  • Paperback | 282 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 508g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123682475X
  • 9781236824752