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Dr. G. V. I. Brown, Milwaukee: The government has made a radical ruling during this war, distinguishing between the plastic surgeon and the facial surgeon who must have had a medical degree, and the dental oral surgeon who had only the dental degree. The National Dental Association is going to give quite a little consideration to this matter at its next meeting. I think that the question that Dr. Talbot deals with, and the suggestion that he makes in his paper of having an executive committee from this section attend meetings where there is discussion of dental education, representing in a more or less official way this section, is one that is worthy of thought.
Dr. M. I. Schamberg, New York: It becomes an absolute duty on our part, as a section, to take a definite position in the matter of the medical education of the dentist. At no time
ABSTRACT OF DISCUSSIONON PAPER OF DR. EUGENE S. TALBOT. JAMA. 1919;73(11):836-837. doi:10.1001/jama.1919.26120370003010e