An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 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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KOECKER, Leonard

2 entries
  • 12868

Principles of dental surgery; exhibiting a new method of treating the diseases of the teeth and gums; especially calculated to promote their health and beauty, accompanied by a general view of the present state of dental surgery, with oc casional references to the more prevalent abuses of the art, in two parts.

London: Thomas & George Underwood, 1826.

"This was a complete work on dental science, pathology, and thereapeutics, far in advance of anything heretofore published in the English language containing many practical ideas" (Thorpe, Biographies of pioneer American dentists and their successors (1910) 55).  Digital facsimile from Google Books at this link.

  • 12869

An essay on artifical teeth, obturators, & palates; with the principles for their construction and application: Illustrated by twenty-six cases and twenty-one plates.

London: S. Highley, 1835.

In this work "Koecker was the first English writer to describe corectly the principle upon which artifical teeth should be applied and constructed" (Thorpe, Biographies of pioneer American dentists and their successors" (1910) 55).

Subjects: DENTISTRY › Prosthodontics