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Held at Rochester, N. Y., July 7-10, 1914.


Session called to order at 8:30 P. M. by President Brown.

THE PRESIDENT: Ladies and Gentlemen, the Third General Session of the National Dental Association will now come to order. In behalf of the Association I wish to express the deep appreciation of the dental profession for the privilege that is ours on this occasion. We have had with us at this meeting Dr. Victor C. Vaughan, the President of the American Medical Association.

We are signally honored on this occasion by having with us our honored guest, Dr. Joseph Colt Bloodgood, of Johns Hopkins University. I take great pleasure at this time in presenting to you Dr. Bloodgood (Applause).

fession guards, or at least if given an opportunity will guard, one of the most important portals or entrances or gateways thru which disease may enter the human body. I shall discuss tonight chiefly malignant diseases, but perhaps the larger group is the infections which find their way thru the mouth cavity. I shall not speak of your opportunities of preventing those infections, but shall confine myself to tumors or malignant disease. In the

sense, perhaps, you can prevent these diseases.

(Dr. Bloodgood's paper was published in the March issue of The Journal, page 1.)


DR. BLOODGOOD: Mr. President, Members of the National Dental Association, Ladies and Gentlemen: I assure you that I appreciate this honor and this opportunity to bring before you some conditions that are on the border line between medicine and dentistry. I think you will all agree with me, and the medical world will also, that the dental pro

PRESIDENT: We also are honored tonight to have with us Dr. Grover W. Wende, of Buffalo, N. Y., President of the New York State Medical Society, who will give us a paper on "Oral Mani. festations in Syphillis.” (Applause.)

(Paper will appear in later issue.)

Session adjourned.

*The First and Second General Sessions were published in the October Omcial Bulletin, Pages 124-134.

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Operative Dentistry, Nomenclature, Literature, Dental Educa-

tion and Allied Subjects.
Chairman-Henry A. Kelley, Portland, Me.
Vice-Chairman-Frank Holland, Atlanta, Ga.
Secretary-H. E. Friesell, Pittsburg, Pa.

TUESDAY- First Session.

The first session of Section I was called to order Tuesday, July 7th, at 2 P. M., by the chairman, Dr. Henry A. Kelley, Portland, Me.

THE CHAIRMAN: Because of diffi

culty in arranging for the stereopticon slides in this room, the Essay of Dr. E. J. Eisen will be postponed until Thursday morning, and we will now take up the paper of Dr. Herbert L. Wheeler, of

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Oral Surgery, Anatomy, Physiology, Histology, Pathology, Etiology,

Prophylaxis, Oral Hygiene, Materia Medica and Allied Subjects.

Chairman-Carl D. Lucas, Indianapolis, Ind.
Vice-Chairman-W. A. Dean, Tampa, Fla.
Secretary-M. E. Vance, Lincoln, Neb.

WEDNESDAY-First Session.

Alveolaris, and Comments upon the Vaccine Treatment."

Dr. Carl D. Lucas, of Indianapolis, Indiana, acted as chairman of the section and Dr. M. E. Vance, of Lincoln, Neb., secretary

The session was called to order at 2 P. M. by the chairman.

THE CHAIRMAN: The officers of the Second Section of the National Dental Association, have gladly performed their duties according to their best abilities, and feel sure that the Members of the Association, here assembled, fully appreciate the high standard they have set in the securing of the Essayist and Respondants for this section of the program.

Therefore, it affords me great pleasure to introduce our first speaker, Dr. John Deans Patterson, of Kansas City, Mo., who will present the subject, “Pyorrhea

(Dr. Patterson's paper published in this issue of The Journal, page 234.)

THE CHAIRMAN: We have listened to a very timely and valuable paper upon an all-important subject, and in order to follow in sequence, another phase of Oral Prophylaxis will now be presented.

It is my pleasure to introduce to this Assembly, Dr. Charles H. Oakman, of Detroit, Mich., member of The Detroit Board of Health, who will present the subject, "Oral Hygiene.”

(Dr. Oakman's paper, with discussion was published in March issue, page 20.)

THE CHAIRMAN: This completes the program for this session, and will now adjourn.


THURSDAY- Second Session.

The second session of Section II was called to order at 2 P. M. Thursday July 9, by the chairman, Dr. Carl D. Lucas.

THE CHAIRMAN announced that according to the constitution and by-laws the next order of business was the election of a chairman, vice-chairman and secretary for Section II.

THE CHAIRMAN then introduced Dr. Chalmers J. Lyons, Ann Arbor, Mich., who read his paper entitled “The Pathological Significance of Impacted Teeth."

(Dr. Lyons' paper will be published in a later issue of The Journal.)

The next order of business was the reading of a paper by Dr. M. T. Barrett, Philadelphia, Pa., entitled "The Relation of Protozoa of the Mouth to Alveolar Pyorrhea.”

(Dr. Barrett's paper will appear in a later issue of The Journal.)

Section II then adjourned.

The result of the election was as follows: Chairman, Charles J. Lyons, Ann Arbor, Mich.; Vice-Chairman, F. P. Moorehead, People's Gas Bldg., Chicago, Ill.; Secretary, Mark E. Vance, Fraternity Bldg., Lincoln, Neb.


Prosthodontia, Orthodontia, Metallurgy, Chemistry and

Allied Subjects.

Chairman-Charles R. Turner, Philadelphia, Pa.
Vice-Chairman-L. E. Custer, Dayton, Ohio.
Secretary-W. Ernest Walker, New Orleans, La.

TUESDAY-First Session.

Assembly Hall No. 2.

The first session of Section III was called to order by Vice Chairman, Dr. L. E. Custer, of Dayton, Ohio, Tuesday, July 7th, at 2 P. M. Dr. W. Ernest Walker, of New Orleans, La., acted as secretary.

The first order of business as announced by the chairman was the reading of a paper by Dr. Dayton Dunbar Campbell, Kansas City, Mo., the title of his paper being "Some Basic Principles and Methods in the Reproduction of Mandibular Movements.”

with a certain mechanical instinct that was well adapted to the work he was to follow thru life, the making of instruments to secure the proper reproduction of mandibular movements. He is a mechanical genius, but he is keenly æsthetic also, and a humorist when you are able to discover that side of him. The next slide is the picture of Dr. George Henry Wilson, a man to whom I am indebted and grateful for many of the things I shall say in this paper.

(This paper will be published in a future issue of The Journal of the National Dental Association.)

DR. CAMPBELL: Mr. Chairman and Members of the National Dental Association: Only about one per cent of the dental profession care about prosthetic work, and I am gratified to see so many here this afternoon, because I take it you want to know something about how to make better plates.

THE SECRETARY: We will next have a paper by Dr. Alden J. Bush, of Columbus, Ohio, on “Proposed Classification of Fixed Bridgework, with Law Gov. erning its Application.”

(See paper on page 221 of The Journal.)

The first slide bears the likeness of Dr. Gysi, one of the greatest of instrument makers. He seems to have been born

Section III then adjourned until Thursday at 9:30 A. M.

THURSDAY- Second Session.

(This paper will appear in a later issue of The Journal.)

The second session of Section III was called to order by the Vice Chairman, Di. L. E. Custer, Dayton, O., at 9:30 A. M., Thursday, July 9th.

The first order of business as announced by the chairman was the reading of a paper by Dr. Carl B. Case, Milwaukee, Wis., entitled "Evolution of Bodily Movement of Teeth."

THE CHAIRMAN: The next paper on the program is one by Dr. Jules J. Sarrazin, of New Orleans, on the subject: "Properly Constructed Bridges and their Hygienic Care." Dr. Sarrazin. (Applause).

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