Iodine in Scarlatina

1834 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
the resources of his profession will enable him to do in such cases. Were this uniformly the case, we should not be pained as we now are by the deformity «hieb we are daily compelled lo* witness, wiih ihe consciousness that il is entirely the result of ignorance that there was any preventive, or of culpable indifference on ihe pan of parents ; for there is scarcely any supposante case in which the most irregular set of teeth, by constant care from ihe commencement of the second dentition, may
more » ... nd dentition, may not be made régulai' and beautiful. In this brief sketch we have been able to do but little more than make general statements ; lint had we space to go more into detail, we might mention facts which would astonish those who 'are not personally acquainted wiih the slate of the profession. We are aware, however, that general as have been our remarks, ihey may be thought by some to be severe and uncharitable. Il has certainly not been our intention to censure unjustly ; and those whose daily practice brings them inio coniact with the malpractice which we have spoken of as so abundant in the profession, will bear testimony that the half has not been told. We augur favorably for the future advancement of ihe science, from the results of the efforts of the few last years. The public are asking for and receiving information upon this subject-and in the precise ratio of its diffusion, will be the confidence of the community in the powers of the science lo accomplish what it proposes.
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