Until recently this subject had not attracted the attention of medical or even dental writers to any extent, being only now and then touched on in connection with other matters. Lacking the aid of authority I shall try to show its importance in daily practice and, at the same time, ask our members to look more attentively into their cases and see if the work of one of us is not worthy of more concentrated effort on our part earnestly to trace the subject better. I refer to the teachings and papers of the secretary of the Section, Dr. E. S. Talbot, than whom no one has done more to bring together this joint work of the stomatologist and physician in systemic treatment for oral conditions.
Who have better opportunities for observing the detrimental effect of a brain-cramming system of education at the expense of the bony and muscular systems
LATHAM VA. SYSTEMIC CONDITIONS IN RELATION TO ORAL SYMPTOMS AND SEPSIS. JAMA. 1910;55(14):1181–1185. doi:10.1001/jama.1910.04330140025008
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