In order to realize that we are living at a A'ery rapid rate, we have but to look backward to see the progress that has been made in almost all lines within the memory of even the younger men of the profession. By observation we are shown that the education required to enable one to call oneself an educated artisan, scientist or professional person was very meager as compared with the demands and the requirements of to-day.
The question often arises in my mind whether or not stomatology, as a specialty, has kept pace with the march of progress in other lines, and especially in coincident professional lines. Much has been written, much is being written, and much more is being thought, as to the proper lines of progressional development in education in our specialty. Within the past few years we have seen that the National Association of Dental Faculties