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Injuries and diseases of the jaws . stopping haemorrhage, and of causing the exfoliation of anydiseased portions of bone which may have been left. In alloperations of the kind, any roots of decayed teeth whichmay be discovered at the time of the operation should beextracted with the forceps or elevator, and the surface of thebone rendered as smooth as may be. When the epulis is very extensive, it may be convenientlyremoved with the alveolus to which it is attached, by makinga vertical incision with a small saw at each extremity of thedisease, and then connecting the cuts by a horizontal onewit

Injuries and diseases of the jaws . stopping haemorrhage, and of causing the exfoliation of anydiseased portions of bone which may have been left. In alloperations of the kind, any roots of decayed teeth whichmay be discovered at the time of the operation should beextracted with the forceps or elevator, and the surface of thebone rendered as smooth as may be. When the epulis is very extensive, it may be convenientlyremoved with the alveolus to which it is attached, by makinga vertical incision with a small saw at each extremity of thedisease, and then connecting the cuts by a horizontal onewit Stock Photo
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1145 x 2181 px | 19.4 x 36.9 cm | 7.6 x 14.5 inches | 150dpi

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Injuries and diseases of the jaws . stopping haemorrhage, and of causing the exfoliation of anydiseased portions of bone which may have been left. In alloperations of the kind, any roots of decayed teeth whichmay be discovered at the time of the operation should beextracted with the forceps or elevator, and the surface of thebone rendered as smooth as may be. When the epulis is very extensive, it may be convenientlyremoved with the alveolus to which it is attached, by makinga vertical incision with a small saw at each extremity of thedisease, and then connecting the cuts by a horizontal onewith cross-cutting bone forceps. Fig. 98 shows a portion ofthe lower jaw removed in this manner by Sir WilliamFergusson. Under no circumstances, except when thegrowth is of a malignant character, can it be necessary, Ibelieve, to cut through the whole thickness of the lowerjaw, since it has been shown repeatedly that common eiDulisnever involves the base of the bone, and the contour of theface depends so much upon its preservation tha

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