Book Reviews
April 1941

Proceedings of the Dental Centenary Celebration, Sponsored by the Maryland State Dental Association and the American Dental Association.

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Edited by George M. Anderson. Price, $5. Pp. 1061, with 505 illustrations. Baltimore: The Waverly Press, 1940.

Am J Dis Child. 1941;61(4):904-905. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1941.02000100238020

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The volume includes the complete transactions of the Dental Centenary Celebration held under the auspices of the Maryland State Dental Association and the American Dental Association in commemoration of one hundred years of American dentistry. Included, in addition, are the transactions of the meeting of the American College of Dentists held at the same time. The presentations offered in the scientific sessions include a valuable group of papers contributed by leaders in dental and medical education and practice. They were in general prepared to provide a cross sectional view of contemporary dental science. Outstanding are the papers by Isaac Schour and Maury Massler dealing with the effect of the endocrine glands on the teeth, the jaws and the facial skeleton; by the late Rudolf Kronfeld on the correlation between clinical and pathologic diagnosis of chronic apical periodontitis, and by Edward C. Rosenow on focal infection and elective localization in relation

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