American Journal of Dental Science

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William Gird Beecroft., 1887 - Dentistry

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Page 140 - They looked very happy, and outside it was very wet and dismal. I thought I would try a cigar. (Murmurs.) I did so. (Great expectations.) I smoked that cigar, it was delicious! (Groans.) From that moment I was a changed man ; and...
Page 139 - Revised and Edited by Louis Starr, MD, Clinical Professor of Diseases of Children in the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania; Physician to the Children's Hospital, Philadelphia. Containing many Prescriptions and Formulae, conforming to the US Pharmacopoeia, Directions for making Artificial Human Milk, for the Artificial Digestion of Milk, etc.
Page 140 - They looked very happy and outside it was very wet and dismal. I thought I would try a cigar. [Murmurs.] I did so. [Great expectations.] I smoked that cigar; it was delicious! [Groans.]. From that moment I was a changed man: and now I feel that smoking in moderation is a comfortable and laudable practice, and is productive of good. [Dismay and confusion of the antitobacconists. Hoars of laughter from the smokers.] There is no more harm in a pipe than there is in a cup of tea. You may poison yourself...
Page 567 - THE twenty-first annual meeting of the Illinois State Dental Society will be held at Peoria, 111., commencing Tuesday, May 12, 1885, and continuing four days.
Page 516 - April 30 wishing to bring forward a subject not upon the programme must give notice of his intention to the SecretaryGeneral at least twenty-one days before the opening of the Congress. The...
Page 238 - ... otto of roses, half a drop. The boric acid in solution gets between the teeth and the edges of the gums, and there it discharges its antiseptic functions; the chlorate and guaiacum contribute their quota to the benefit of the gums and mucous membrane generally ; the chalk is the insoluble powder to detach the particles of tartar which may be present, and the magnesia the more soluble soft powder which cannot harm the softest enamel.
Page 40 - ... coffee is usually made of greater percentage strength than tea, its effect must ordinarily be greater. Cocoa also had much the same effect if used of the same strength as tea or coffee ; but when of the strength ordinarily employed, its effect was inconsiderable. Strong coffee — cafe noir — had a very powerful retarding effect, and persons of weak digestion should avoid the customary cup of ' black coffee
Page 96 - Wylie, of New York, has produced excellent results with the following method of treatment : So soon as the first pain is felt, the patient is to take a pill, or capsule, containing one grain of inspissated ox-gall and one drop of oil of gaultheria, every hour until relief is felt, or until six have been taken. Dr. Wylie states that...
Page 236 - ... medicine; and one of these is in diseases of the mouth. It is the benefit of its local action we usually wish to gain, for, though sometimes given internally — as in irritable conditions of the bladder — its topical antiseptic effect is more often desired. In connection with its local application in various diseased conditions of the mouth, its solubility in water and glycerine, its unirritating character, its comparatively innocuous nature, and its almost tastelessness, ate greatly in its...
Page 238 - I refer to the condition in which we frequently find the moulh, tongue, and teeth in severe cases of typhoid fever. The mouth is hot ; the lips dry, cracked, and glued to the sordes-covered teeth by inspissated mucus and saliva; the tongue dry, or even glazed and hard, brown or black, crusted with a foetid fur.

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