History of Dental Surgery Volume 3

History of Dental Surgery Volume 3

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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. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ...1854-55, were specially valuable. They undoubtedly led to an appreciation of the cohesive properties of gold, and to the use that has since been made of it in contouring gold fillings, and incidentally to improve methods of inserting crowns. Until the advent of crystal gold, cohesion was not considered in manipulating gold foil in filling teeth. Dr. Dwinelle's success in building out and restoring the shape and usefulness of badly broken down teeth with crystal gold led to the same being done with foil, and was the beginning of that which has done so much to 'advance the manipulative branch of operative dentistry. Some other of his contributions were on Deep-seated Dental Caries, Preparation of Cavities, Vacuum Chambers, Mounting Checplastic, Cocaine, Fillings, Toothache, etc. By his skill, he commanded the confidence of physicians and surgeons, and helped in an unusual degree to secure recognition for our specialty. He stood for many years as a bond between the parent profession and its young offspring. He performed operations on the jaw for removal and resection similar to those that are to-day the pride and glory of modern surgery. Accounts of these appeared in various scientific journals, illustrated by wood-cuts, the work of his own hands. His professional work was eminently artistic and finished, and for originality he was in the class with Bonwill. He introduced a number of useful inventions and methods that were innovations, among them the banded post-crown, described by him in the "American Journal of Dental Science," Vol. V, page 278, April, 1855, and a system of bridging teeth. In 1850 he originated the use of and gave to the profession transfer carbon paper used for articulating dentures, crowns and...show more

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  • Paperback | 222 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 404g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236992806
  • 9781236992802