Science: Dentists

Minneapolis likes conventions. She gives them assembly halls, sleeping quarters, bands, singers, victuals, drinks, newspaper attention. And conventions like Minneapolis. One hundred and sixty two have met there so far this year; 29 more are scheduled. Last week the American Dental Association was there, with 8,000 members. They enjoyed themselves, reheard old information, learned some things new.

Women Patients. In foyers, away from the mass meetings, the men discussed what to do with prudish or amorous women patients. The best conduct, by general approval, is to treat the woman impersonally, as if she were a mere head of beef. Let the prude...