March 1920
Journal of Dental Research;Mar1920, Vol. 2 Issue 1, preceding p1
Academic Journal
The author discusses his approach to the treatment of a periodontal disease referred to as pyorrhea or suppurative gingivitis. He advocates a surgical method which involves lifting up a flap of gingival tissue to access the infected regions freely. Some criticisms of this method are alluded to, and arguments in support of it are provided.


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