June 8, 1912

The Surgery of Oral Diseases AND Malformations.

JAMA. 1912;LVIII(23):1814-1815. doi:10.1001/jama.1912.04260060163043

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This book is written from the standpoint of a physician familiar with general diseases of the body and their relation to lesions of the mouth and vice versa. Books of this character have usually been prepared by specialists for specialists. The relation of local diseases to systemic conditions and vice versa have never been understood. The book is divided into thirteen chapters dealing with the following subjects: anesthesia—hemorrhage—shock; pathological dentition; infectious diseases; diseases of the mucous membrane of the mouth; diseases of the nervous system affecting the buccal region; diseases of bone; diseases of the glands; tumors; diseases of the maxillary sinus; diseases, tumors and malformations of the tongue; nasal deformities and diseases in relation to the maxillae; diseases, injuries and malformations of the lips; harelip, cleft palate, and defects of speech.

The author devotes considerable space to his own researches and to his own methods of operation on cleft

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