LOUIS I. GROSSMAN, D.D.S.
The status of the pulpless tooth has undergone a definite change in the last few years. Reëducation of the physician, as well as the dentist, on this point is both necessary and timely. It will, therefore, be the object of this paper to define the pulpless tooth and interpret the facts concerning it in the light of recent studies.
At the outset it must be made clear that periapical infection can, and sometimes does, cause infection elsewhere in the body. The frequency with which such foci of infection exist and cause systemic disease is open to question, however, and has
GROSSMAN LI. PRESENT STATUS OF THE PULPLESS TOOTH1. Ann Intern Med. ;13:1805–1813. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-13-10-1805
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1940;13(10):1805-1813.
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