March 1920
Journal of Dental Research;Mar1920, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p77
Academic Journal
The article presents a discussion of dental theory and practice in periodontology, focusing on the condition known as periodontoclasia or pyorrhea alveolaris. A brief overview of the history of periodontic practice is presented, and the etiology, pathology and treatment of periodontoclasia are described.


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