Personal Oral Hygiene
A Demonstrable Line on Extracted Teeth Indicating the Location of the Outer Border of the Epithelial Attachment
Charles C. Bass, M.D.
School of Medicine, Tulane University of Louisiana, New Orleans, La.
Vol. 25, No. 6, October 1946
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“Quantities of teeth from extraction...may be collected...for one's own studies, & for instruction and demonstration to students...”
“Our first objective is to see the line under consideration & learn to recognize it on different teeth.”
“...it should be clearly understood...the...line...consists of a narrow zone...along which the...epithelial attachment...is breaking down..”
"A Clean Tooth Does Not Decay, nor does periodontoclasia occur about a clean tooth." C. C. Bass, M.D.