July 7, 1923

Oral Roentgenology. A Roentgen Study of the Anatomy and Pathology of the Oral Cavity.

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By Kurt H. Thoma, D.M.D., Assistant Professor of Oral Histology and Pathology and Member of the Research Committee, Harvard University Dental School. Second edition. Cloth. Price, $6. Pp. 341, with 470 illustrations. Philadelphia: Lea & Febiger, 1922.

JAMA. 1923;81(1):63. doi:10.1001/jama.1923.02650010067032

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As compared with the first edition, this has been considerably revised and enlarged, as to both text and illustrations. The first part is devoted to roentgen-ray technic, particularly for oral work, and contains many valuable suggestions not only for the operator, but also for others who interpret the films. The remainder of the book is an atlas rather than a textbook, the illustrations and their descriptions occupying about three fourths of the space. The second part is devoted to interpretation, attention being called to conditions that frequently lead to misinterpretations. The third part is a study of the normal tissues, and includes several excellent illustrations showing the development of the bicuspid and molar teeth and their relation to the temporary teeth. Similar illustrations of the incisor region would add to the value of this chapter. The fourth part is devoted to pathologic conditions, and includes excellent illustrations of abnormal dentition,

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