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Despite the importance of this subject, no one book prior to this volume has been devoted to it in the French language. The author, basing his studies on the basic sciences, presents the problems encountered in the equilibration of the dental articulation, both natural and artificial. The subject matter is well covered in a well-written and organized manner. There are many excellent illustrations in black and white.
In covering the field the author has devoted the first four chapters to fundamentals, which comprise almost one-half of the book. In the fifth chapter, the author discusses the laws of levers and their relationship to the temporomandibular joint. The sixth and seventh chapters are concerned with dental prosthetics. The eighth chapter deals with medicosurgical considerations, and the last chapter is devoted to dynamics and bite analysis.
This book would be a welcome addition to any dental school library and would make a
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