The Dental Register Volume 40

The Dental Register Volume 40

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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. 1886 edition. Excerpt: ...Secretary, N. D. A., U. S. A. There will be a regular meeting of the Minnesota State Board of Dental Examiners, July 25th, at St. Paul (immediately after the session of the State Dental Society), for the purpose of examining applicants to practice in the State of Minnesota. J. H. MARTIi'nALE, Secretary. 'What does it mean? What was in the mind of the committee presenting this subject? Without knowing this definitely, I will venture a few thoughts in reference to "Every Day Practice; " and the first is in reference to the operator himself. What is the responsibility of the dentist as he goes forth from day to day in the exercise of his vocation? Is it merely to derive some emolument and some advantage for himself? Doubtless this may enter into his daily work in a sense, but there isa higher and more responsible duty devolving upon him than this. The welfare, the comfort, and the health of those who are in his charge, depend upon what he may do, and how his work is performed. The right performance of his duty to others constitutes the burden of his responsibility. No one ever experiences a great and deep sense of responsibility merely in making dollars or building up a reputation. These things will usually take care of themselves if our highest duty to others is fulfilled. If then, we day by day come upon important, responsible and diffcult work, what preparation shall we make for its accomplishment? And here first, we may well con sider the physical and mental condition of the operator. In this respect, almost everyone may-be well or ill prepared, depending largely upon himself. It is the O duty of the dentist as well as the physician--pre-eminently the duty of these, to maintain his health and strength in the most...
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  • Paperback | 210 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 386g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236751116
  • 9781236751119