Practical Directions For Preserving The Teeth; With An Account Of The Most Modern And Improved…

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byAndrew Clark

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1825. Excerpt: ... PART SECOND. OF ARTIFICIAL TEhTH AND PALATES. INTRODUCTORY REMARKS. Having, in the preceding part, given some account of the structure and growth of the teeth, the means of mitigating the pain which their first appearance occasions, the methods of preventing them from becoming irregular, and of correcting irregularities which have occurred, the diseases to which they are subject and the methods of cure,--and having pointed out the most approved means of preserving them from decay, as well as of arresting that decay, in the early stages of its progress,--it now remains to point out how, when, from incurable disease, or from casualty, actual loss of the natural teeth, so as to occasion inconvenience or deformity, or both, has taken place, that loss may be supplied by artificial means; and as the loss of the palate, though it is by no means necessarily connected with the loss of the teeth, or a consequence of those diseases or casualties, by which that loss is occasioned, yet, as the bony substance, to which loss of the palate is generally owing, is a continuation of the alveolar substance, and as the artificial repair belongs more properly to the province of the dentist than to that of any other artist, it forms a necessary, as well as an important, branch of this part. The loss of the teeth, at whatever period of life, other than that of the natural shedding of the infantine set, it may happen, is one of the most disfiguring and inconvenient privations to which human nature is subject; and whether it be from a want of care, from man taking his food hotter than the other animals, or from any other cause, it is a decay almost peculiar to the human subject. It is exceedingly general, too, and different from many other diseases: it increases with the increase ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1825. Excerpt: ... PART SECOND. OF ARTIFICIAL TEhTH AND PALATES. INTRODUCTORY REMARKS. Having, in the preceding part, given some account of the s...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:22 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217034047

ISBN - 13:9780217034043

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