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August 19, 1939

Dental Surgery and Pathology

JAMA. 1939;113(8):709. doi:10.1001/jama.1939.02800330075029

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This volume will be of greater interest to the practicing dentist who does minor surgical interventions than to the surgeon who is practicing major surgical operations and is particularly interested in diseases and conditions of the mouth and face. The first half deals comprehensively with dental problems, such as pathologic dentition, variations in the size, structure and position of the teeth, abnormalities of position and occlusion. In chapters x and xi the authors discuss caries, while in chapter XIII they consider diseases of the pulp. Chapter XVII will be of especial interest to the dentist, as it is devoted to dental radiology, including the technic of dealing with and the diagnosis of pathologic conditions. Chapter XXVII considers the extraction and surgical removal of teeth. Chapter XXXV is especially helpful to the dentist, as it treats of rather unusual conditions encountered in the course of dental practice, such as burning of

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