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This book is an interesting treatise on the importance of mouth infection, its relationship to disease and the necessity for coöperation between physician and dentist in treatment. According to the author, many diseases, such as boils, neuritis, stomach and intestinal ulcers, endocrine disturbances, endocarditis, etc. are often caused by oral infections.
In discussing devitalized or pulpless teeth, the author states that even when teeth are negative to roentgenographic examination, upon removal the Streptococcus viridans may be found within the root canal.
Many case histories are included which are classed in several groups. With each history, there is a report of
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Mouth Infection.. Ann Intern Med. 1936;9:997–998. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-9-7-997_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1936;9(7):997-998.
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Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
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