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May 31, 1947

DISSOLUTION OF TEETH BY LEMON JUICE

JAMA. 1947;134(5):479. doi:10.1001/jama.1947.02880220063026

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Abstract

To the Editor:—  The editorial comment on "Dissolution of Substance of Teeth by Lemon Juice" in the March 19 issue of The Journal is of great interest. However, it should be noted that this observation was first made by S. C. Miller of New York University College of Dentistry in 1935 and commented on in an editorial in Dental Items of Interest in October 1935. It is also discussed in Dr. Miller's Oral Diagnosis and Treatment (Philadelphia, Blakiston Company, 1936, p. 263; 1946, p. 367) and his Textbook of Periodontia (1938, p. 433; 1943,

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