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February 12, 1944

Oral Diagnosis with Suggestions for Treatment

JAMA. 1944;124(7):469. doi:10.1001/jama.1944.02850070071035

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This is a complete revision of Oral Diagnosis and Treatment Planning, as the latter title was misleading and misunderstood by those not in contact with new developments in dental education. The arrangement of material in this book facilitates diagnosis, but the practitioner is equally concerned with treatment, especially new ideas and methods. Thus an attempt has been made at the end of each chapter to outline some of the prevailing methods of treatment especially for those diseases not frequently seen or for which new remedies have been suggested. General health is analyzed for cooperation between dentist and physician. In part I special methods of examination are discussed and treatment planning from a broad point of view only. Part II deals with the special diagnosis of dental and oral diseases and suggests treatment procedures. Classification has been arranged from an anatomic point of view, with sub-divisions based on the most evident

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