The Dental Register Volume 56

The Dental Register Volume 56

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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. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...should not rest content on its past efforts, for we have hundreds of good dentists who ought to be enrolled on our books, and become active workers in the upbuilding of this association, and this can only be accomplished by the united eflbrts of every member of this body. Scores of young graduates are locating in this State every year, to practice the profession of dentistry, and if these young men were given the right hand of fellowship and invited to join us, we would at least have done our part to start them in the right way. If the teachers in all our dental colleges would endeavor to impress on the minds'of the students the necessity for early afiiliation with some dental society, the battle would be half won. This would be in the nature of home missionary work. When dentists realize that it is the profession which will give them their reputations as dentists, and not the public, then we can look for anew activity in our society work. The petty jealousies which have been so marked in the past, are nearly obliterated, and they will surely cease entirely, when we have a better understanding of one another. This can be best accomplished by meeting frequently in society work and touching elbows at least once a year. I would suggest the appointing of a body of practicing dentists, by the governor of the State, or mayors of our cities, or health board, to examine the children's teeth in our public and State institutions. As a result, the chances for saving the first permanent teeth would be greatly enhanced. The first molar is well called the keystone of the arch. Hundreds of cases of malocclusion due to its untimely removal are too apparent for me to dwell upon. A great deal has been written on this important subject, and I more

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  • Paperback | 184 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 340g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236890213
  • 9781236890214