February 1, 1941

Clinical Pathology and Treatment of the Dental Pulp and Periodontal Tissues

Author Affiliations

By Edgar D. Coolidge, B.S., M.S., D.D.S., Professor of Therapeutics, Preventive Dentistry and Oral Hygiene, Chicago College of Dental Surgery, School of Dentistry, Loyola University, Chicago. Cloth. Price, $6.50. Pp. 461, with 289 illustrations. Philadelphia: Lea & Febiger, 1939.

JAMA. 1941;116(5):450. doi:10.1001/jama.1941.02820050094032

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This is an excellent addition to the text and reference literature on the subject. The preface says "This book is the outgrowth of many years of teaching and clinical experience in the treatment of the pulp and periodontal tissues. It represents the author's study, research, observation and deductions over a period of more than twenty-five years." Among the topics treated in the twenty chapters are dental pain and its diagnosis, treatment of the dental pulp in which vitality should be preserved, treatment of vital pulps that should be removed, removal of the pulp and preparation of root canals for filling, anatomy of root canals with relation to pulp removal and root canal fillings, principles and technic of filling root canals, healing and repair after pulp removal and root canal filling, treatment of infected pulps and pulpless teeth, treatment of teeth with inflammatory disturbances of the apical periodontal tissues, gingivitis associated

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