Transactions of the Fourth International Dental Congress: Held at St. Louis, Mo., U.S.A., August 29 to September 3, 1904

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Edward Cameron Kirk, Julio Endelman, Wilbur F. Litch
Press of the "Dental Cosmos", 1905 - Dentistry
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Page 99 - Resolved, That it is the sense of the 'National Dental Association' that each Medical College in the United States should include in its curriculum a lectureship on 'Oral Hygiene, Prophylaxis and Dental Pathology.
Page 11 - ... called nitrogenous and nonnitrogenous substances. NITROGENOUS SUBSTANCES. We are taught by physiologists that nitrogenous organic bodies take the chief part in forming the solid tissues, and to an extent are also found in the fluids of the body. Proteid or albuminous substances are the principal nitrogenous compounds, and one or more enter, as an essential part, into the formation of all living tissue. The elements which constitute the proteid molecule are carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen,...
Page 291 - ... condition is an inherited peculiarity — being a part of the family type — and where the change would involve prolonged effort, possible breaking up of a good articulation of masticating organs, and with the knowledge that nature will be constantly making an effort to return to the inherited type. In hereditary cases of extensive character which have been delayed until at or near maturity, we can never feel certain but that the original tendency to malposition, so long unbroken, will reassert...
Page 129 - Without good teeth there cannot be thorough mastication. Without thorough mastication there cannot be perfect digestion. Without perfect digestion there cannot be proper assimilation. Without assimilation there cannot be nutrition. Without nutrition there cannot be health.
Page 20 - Fats and fat oils. All true fats are compound ethers of the triatomic alcohol glycerin, in which the three replaceable hydrogen atoms of the hydroxyl are replaced by three univalent radicals of the higher members of the fatty acids. For instance: OH Glycerin...
Page 325 - In ethnology he published a volume of essays on the physical anthropology of the Germans, with special reference to the Frisians...
Page 12 - Before doing so, however, it may be well that we have a clear understanding of what is meant by the terms fermentation and putrefaction. These terms are applied to peculiar kinds of decomposition by which the molecules of certain organic substances are broken up into simpler compounds. The difference between the terms is that fermentation is applied to the decomposition of those substances which belong to the group of carbohydrates, while putrefaction is applied to the decomposition of those substances...
Page 97 - It is not too much to say that 30 per cent. of all teeth of children between the ages of five and fifteen in the public schools of the United States are diseased.
Page 198 - Although the differentiation of nervous tissue begins in it, its cells early acquire an indifferent character. It is penetrated by blood-vessels and connective tissue, but the connection with the brain is permanently retained. In the adult the knob, although regarded as the posterior lobe of the hypophysis, is in no sense a part of it. Strain on the development of the hypophysis after birth can not only produce undue growth of bone, but can also check development of it.
Page 234 - I wish to thank the members for the interest they have taken in the paper and for their kind expressions.