Title: The Dental cosmos
Year: 1912 (1910s)
Authors: White, J. D McQuillen, J. H. (John Hugh), 1826-1879 Ziegler, George Jacob, 1821-1895 White, James William, 1826-1891 Kirk, Edward C. (Edward Cameron), 1856-1933 Anthony, L. Pierce (Lovick Pierce), b. 1877
Subjects: Dentistry Dentistry
Publisher: Philadelphia, S. S. White Dental Manufacturing Co
Contributing Library: Yale University, Cushing/Whitney Medical Library
Digitizing Sponsor: The College of Physicians of Philadelphia and the National Endowment for the Humanities
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Lingua] view of brace. the enamel (Fig. 7), and deeper on theinside to the extent of about three-six-teenths of an inch (Fig. 8). These cavi-ties thus prepared are oiled slightly witholive oil. and, the teeth being supportedby the modeling compound, are filledwith impression wax. A thin piece ofwax is then laid around, uniting all these CARE OF ROOT-PERFORATIONS. One of the most trying conditionswhich a dentist encounters is puncture ofthe root or pulp chamber of a tooth(Fig. 10). The fact that a puncture is Fig. 10.
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Punctured root. usually found where a root was supposedto have been, or where a root makes aMidden turn, induces the instrumentsused in subsequent explorations to followthe wrong path, and renders entry intothe real root-canal extremely difficult.The inaccessible portion of the root re-mains putrescent ; strong drugs used in MOFFITT. SOME USES OF RADIOGRAPHY IN DENTISTRY. 871 the canal dressings and escaping throughthe puncture, and the mechanical irrita-tion from instruments, all combine to in-crease the dentists difficulties, and makethe tooth seem incurable; but if the direc-tion of the root can be determined, andthe puncture located and avoided, theapical portion can very often be cleansed.Small punctures so treated very oftenheal up of their own accord, and underthe influence of mild antiseptics. Largerpunctures may be closed with gold cast-ings, platinum tubes, etc. The mostsatisfactory method of closing up a punc-ture is first to obtain a correct idea ofthe shape of the subging
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