In discussing the subject "How Shall the Stomatologist be Educated?" I am conscious of the fact that true science aims at the attainment of truth; honest criticism and honest discussion are the only factors that will or can assist in the accomplishment of her aim. I do not assume an attitude of criticism; I am simply responding to a call which I consider to be the duty of every member of that profession which has greater possibilities for the future than any of her sister professions, socalled.
That there are branches of pathology, or I might say of pathologic physiology, which have never been explored, is a fact too obvious for discussion here. It is an accepted fact that dentists and dentistry have, in the services which they have rendered, accomplished facts which are only short of marvelous. If we read the history of dentistry and reflect on the strides
POWER JE. HOW SHALL THE STOMATOLOGIST BE EDUCATED?. JAMA. 1910;LIV(26):2111–2112. doi:10.1001/jama.1910.02550520009004