Annual Meeting of the National Dental Association

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The Association, 1883 - Dentistry

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Page 110 - I am sure it is not necessary for me to call your attention to the...
Page 124 - Be not the first by whom the new is tried, nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Page 97 - The immediate cause of the phenomena of heat then is motion, and the laws of its communication are precisely the same, as the laws of the communication of motion.
Page 28 - SEC. 3. The dentist should be temperate in all things, keeping both mind and body in the best possible health, that his patients may have the benefit of that clearness of judgment and skill which is their right.
Page 29 - ... operations ; to circulate or recommend nostrums, or to perform any other similar acts. But nothing in this section shall be so construed as to imply that it is unprofessional for dentists to announce in the public prints, or by...
Page 29 - It is unprofessional to resort to public advertisements, cards, handbills, posters-, or signs calling attention to peculiar styles of work, lowness of prices, special modes of operating; or to claim superiority over neighboring practitioners; to publish reports of...
Page 23 - The chairmen of the several sections shall prepare and read in the general sessions of the association papers on the advances and discoveries of the past year in the branches of science included in their respective sections
Page 29 - The dentist is professionally limited to diseases of the dental organs and the mouth. With these he should be more familiar than the general practitioner is expected to be, and while he recognizes the superiority of the physician in regard to diseases of the general system, the latter is under equal obligations to respect his higher attainments in his specialty.
Page 28 - As they are in most cases unable to correctly estimate the character of his operations, his own sense of right must guarantee faithfulness in their performance. His manner should be firm, yet kind and sympathizing, so as to gain the respect and confidence of his patients, and even the simplest case committed to his care should receive that attention which is due to operations performed on living, sensitive tissue.
Page 33 - And, when the stream Which overflowed the soul was passed away, A consciousness remained that it had left, Deposited upon the silent shore Of memory, images and precious thoughts, That shall not die, and cannot be destroyed.

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