The Dental Register Volume 44

The Dental Register Volume 44

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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. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ...in which, after the operation, the parts being rendered fully antiseptic, were absolutely secured against any septic influences to the parts, and maintained in absolute quiet. A paper on The Value of Illustrations in the Lecture Room, by Dr. McIntosh, was a very instructive and interesting one. The doctor presented several points upon this subject that we do not remember elsewhere to have seen. A paper was presented by Dr. Thos. H. Manley, of New York, on Early Operations in Congenital Clefts. In this paper Dr. Manley advocated the operation for congenital clefts at an earlier period than we have ever known suggested before. He strongly recommends this operation within three or four days after birth. The reasons for this are, that it is more easily performed than later in life; that the tissues unite more readily; that inflammation and-suppuration are not so likely to occur and that the case subsequent to the operation is more easily controlled. The cases Dr. Manley gave in illustration certainly Well bear out his theory., _ A most excellent paper on Tumors and Growths of the Mouth and Jaws, was presented by Dr. Hamilton, of Columbus, Ohio. This was also a very instructive and interesting paper. The authors of each of these papers had ample opportunity and sustained the positions they had taken by explanations, called for in a wide range of questioning by the members present. The work done in this section was quite different, in many respects, from that done in the ordinary dental societies. It dealt largely with principles, and the intimate relation between principles and practice was clearly brought out. There was very little of merely practical dental matters. There was no time wasted in merely business matters; not over fifteen to...show more

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  • Paperback | 216 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 395g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123692973X
  • 9781236929730