Dental Summary Volume 24

Dental Summary Volume 24

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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. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ... pink base-plate. The pulp should be most carefully preserved and protected and the crowding upon the gingival tissues prevented; and this can best be accomplished by the use of varnish or some form of cement over the area of the pulp, with temporary fillings of cement or amalgam in the axial portion of the cavity, with the wedge of the base-plate supported thereon. The use of the space-guards of the dental depots, or one of gold or German silver, which can be improvised, is of great value where indicated, and the greatest pains should be taken that we gain the exact results which are required if a perfect operation is ever to be accomplished. The placing of a crown in this class of cases should be considered as a last resort and should never be permitted except where other means are clearly impossible. In this connection I wish to state that in many cases the restoration of the interproximate space before crowning is clearly indicated and yet is seldom undertaken. EDUCATION 0F THE PEOPLE. I desire before leaving this important subject to direct your attention to the educational aspect of the question. You will all admit that a vast amount of ignorance exists upon the part of the parents of the present: generation of children, and that we cannot hope to complete the education of the general public to a point that will overcome the present conditions entirely. Our efforts must not be relaxed so far as the parents are concerned, but the greatest good can be expected only by a just appreciation of the needs of coming generations; and it is along the lines of a comprehensive course of instruction aimed directly at the children of the present day that the greatest good can be obtained. Every scholar in the public schools should receive a...show more

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  • Paperback | 370 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 20mm | 658g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236782607
  • 9781236782601