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October 17, 1891

THE GENESIS OF THE CONTOUR FILLING.

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OF NEW YORK, N. Y.

JAMA. 1891;XVII(16):581-586. doi:10.1001/jama.1891.02410940009001b

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Abstract

So generally accepted is it by the profession at large that the contour filling represents the highest development of the art in conservative dentistry, that it is as much as a man's reputation is worth, to say a good word for the old-fashioned face filling of years gone by. Practice and precept, it is true, do not always follow the same road; still it is a healthy sign of growth to see the highest ideal kept well in the foreground in all our discussions and writings. No subject has been so well and so ably handled by the wisemen in our profession, as the one that presses the claims and advantages of contour work. So true is this that he who would start on the hunt for one single brand new thought or idea on the subject, would have a weary road to travel and have little to show for

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