TITLE

THE RELATION OF ORAL INFECTION TO MENTAL DISEASES

AUTHOR(S)
COITON, HENRY A.
PUB. DATE
September 1919
SOURCE
Journal of Dental Research;Sep1919, Vol. 1 Issue 3, p269
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the relationship between oral infections and undiagnosed mental and physical disorders. It states that there is a relationship between dental focal infections and systemic disease. It mentions that antiseptics are incapable of completely eradicating bacterial infections of the periapical granulomata. It comments on the difficulties in determining dental infections with x-rays and the need to extract infected teeth that may show no x-ray evidence of infected roots.
ACCESSION #
36465444

 

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