In Chicago last week 12,000 dentists met in conventions of the American Dental Association, American Association of Dental Colleges and Chicago Dental Society. They heard discussions on:
Cigarets. Smoke raises the mouth's temperature from 98.6° (normal) to 112°. This is not harmful, for the mouth cools quickly if the cigaret is frequently lifted away.Dr. Dan U. Cameron, Chicago.
Hands. "Many people like a woman dentist because as a rule she hasn't got smoky hands."Dr. Dora Hendrickson, Chicago.
Toothpicks. "Perhaps occasionally toothpicks are harmful, but no more so comparatively than razors, scissors, safety pins, matches and...