The third edition of Oral and Dental Diagnosis is a completely rewritten book with over a hundred new illustrations to depict more accurately the symptomatology of disease and the technics of examination. The objective is the same as that which motivated the original writing of the book: to present for each disease entity a clinically complete diagnostic description, with technics of history taking, physical examination and laboratory tests. Data is also given on etiology, pathologic development and historic changes in relation to evident symptoms so that diagnosis may be both effective and inclusive.
The new materials include the fluorides for prophylactic treatment, subgingival curettage in periodontal disease, gingivectomy in periodontal disease, treatment of intrabony pocket, treatment of glossodynia and treatment of fractures of the maxillae. In "Diagnosis of Fractures of the Teeth and Jaws," the treatment of fractures of the teeth and jaws seems to be treated too lightly. Less