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March 1953

Dentistry for Children.

AMA Am J Dis Child. 1953;85(3):392. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1953.02050070404019

The 3d edition of this book was published some five years after the 2d edition and some 13 years after the 1st edition. These 13 years have seen great strides made in pedodontics, to the extent that pedodontics has now become of age and stands shoulder to shoulder with the other specialties in dentistry. With these advances the author has seen fit to keep his book up-to-date so that it might be a suitable textbook for both undergraduate and graduate study.

The third edition follows rather closely the second edition in its written content and illustrations. The exceptions are (1) the chapter, "Dental Caries in the Growing Child" which has been written by Massler, and (2) a new chapter, "Removable Denture Prosthesis" by Demeritt.

In the first two chapters, practice of dentistry for children and parent and child management are well covered and should be of special interest to the

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