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May 7, 1910

Atlas und Grundriss der Zahnärztlichen Orthopädie.

JAMA. 1910;LIV(19):1575. doi:10.1001/jama.1910.02550450085023

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This excellent work which includes regulation of teeth, treatment of nasal obstruction, prognathism, displacement of teeth, injuries of the face, etc., is based almost entirely on American methods of procedure. The appliances and their adjustment are distinctly American and the author (unlike many American authors) has given due credit for them. The work in some places, from an histologic standpoint—so unlike the German—shows the slipshod methods so common among American dentists. This is especially noticeable in Chapter 8, "Histologic Influence of Regulation." The study of histology by the use of the x-ray is so unscientific it should be condemned by all stomatologists. The perfection in appliances for the correction of deformed jaws and teeth is well displayed. The knowledge of the action of these appliances can be acquired only by those who have received a thorough medical education. The work is recommended to all German-reading students who are considering

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