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June 1928

Diseases of the Mouth.

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By Sterling V. Mead, D.D.S. Price, $10. Two hundred and seventy-four illustrations and 29 color plates. St. Louis : C. V. Mosby Company, 1927.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1928;41(6):926. doi:10.1001/archinte.1928.00130180159012

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In his preface, the author notes the growing need for a "more intimate co-operation between dentists and physicians." A perusal of the text tends toward the conviction that such consultations are necessary, because neither physician nor dentist has the apparatus or experience required by the specialist in any branch of medicine other than his own; consequently, they must consult with each other, and each must record his observations. A review of the chapters on "Examination" points conclusively to the foregoing statements. The chapter on "Impacted and Unerupted Teeth" is commendable in that it does not advocate the removal of such teeth without some definite reason for so doing; the judgment of both dentist and physician is frequently required before treatment should be instituted. The chapter on "Pulpless Teeth" deals with the subject in a rational manner and deprecates treatment by the extraction faddist, as well as treatment by those who

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