A Treatise on the Diseases and Surgery of the Mouth, Jaws and Associated Parts.
J. B. Lippincott
James Garretson was an American surgeon and dentist in the mid-19th century. He taught at the oral surgery clinic at the Dental College of Pennsylvania. He was personally responsible for establishing the dental specialty of oral and maxillofacial surgery. He is aptly named the father of oral surgery. He used the first dental engine, or drill, for bone surgery and grafting. He devised techniques for the treatment of jaw fractures. In this book he discusses the diagnosis, management, and treatment of diseases of the oral cavity including the mouth and jaws. The treatise was written for both practitioners and students.