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March 19, 1938

Dental Histology and Comparative Dental Anatomy

JAMA. 1938;110(12):925. doi:10.1001/jama.1938.02790120067034

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Because of the size of the type and spacing, the amount of text is even less than the size of the volume would indicate. The author explains this by saying "It has been my experience, both as a student and in teaching students, that most of the subject matter in histology is soon forgotten, not so much because of lack of interest as that the course is overloaded with names and terms, most of which have little meaning to the untrained mind. Therefore, it has been my intention to state the fundamentals as briefly and as clearly as possible in the hope that they may thus be more easily remembered." This goal has been attained, the numerous excellent illustrations, most of them photographs, assisting materially. At the close of each chapter are placed suggestions for the laboratory exercises; there is a short glossary of terms and proper names; there are

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