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This has been a standard reference in the field of oral medicine since Lester Burket wrote the pioneering first edition in 1946. The original work was a succinct presentation of the diagnosis and management of oral disease, with numerous illustrations and a color atlas. Over the years the text has been expanded and brought up to date. The seventh edition, unfortunately, has taken a direction different from the original aim of the book, which was to present the important relations between oral and systemic disease. The new editor defines oral medicine as "that area of dentistry which concentrates on diagnosis
Burket's Oral Medicine. Diagnosis and Treatment.. Ann Intern Med. ;88:277–278. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-88-2-277_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1978;88(2):277-278.
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