An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to Circa 2020 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

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ALLEN, Charles

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The operator for the teeth shewing how to preserve the teeth and gums from all the accidents they are subject to: With particular directions for childrens teeth: As also the description and use of the polican, never published before.

York, England: Printed by John White for the Author, 1685.

The first separate British publication on dentistry, a pamphlet of 22pp. Editions were also published in Dublin, 1686, and London, 1687. The 1685 edition was reprinted by Dawson, 1969, and the Dublin edition was reprinted by the British Dental Association, 1924.



Subjects: DENTISTRY