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Learn how dental procedures are done. Get a basic understanding of your mouth and the common problems that can occur.
| Antiquity Of Tin And Medical Use|
Moses, who was born 1600 B.C., mentions tin, and history records its use
500 B.C., but not for filling teeth; much later on, the Ph[oe...
| History Of The Use Of Tin Foil Pre 1850|
The largest and most complete dental library in the world is owned by
Dr. H. J. McKellops, of St. Louis. Upon his cheerful invitation,...
| History Of Tin Foil In The Era 1845-1895|
"Besides gold, the only material which can be used with any hope of
permanent success is tin foil. Some dentists call it silver, and a...
| Opinions On Tin Foil And Reasons For Using|
At the World's Columbian Dental Congress, held in Chicago, August, 1893,
the author presented an essay on "Tin Foil for Filling Teeth....
| Discoloration Of Tin And Decomposition Of Food|
In some mouths tin does not discolor, but retains a clean, unpolished
tin color, yet when there is a sesquioxid of the metal formed,...
| Starting The Filling |
White caries, the most formidable variety known, may be produced by
nitric acid, and in these cases all the components of the tooth ...
| Lining The Cavity And Filling Root Canals|
For the last ten years the writer has been using tin at the cervical
margin of proximal cavities in bicuspids and molars, especially...
| Fibrous And Textile Metallic Filling|
Dr. Robinson's Fibrous and Textile Metallic Filling is a shredded
metallic alloy, mostly tin, and has the appearance of woven or fel...
| Dealing With Sensitive Cavities|
Tin has been recommended for temporary fillings in sensitive cavities,
because it is soft and easily packed in contact with the wall...