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MECHANICAL TREATMENT

OF

DEFORMITIES OF THE MOUTH,

CONGENITAL AND ACCIDENTAL.

BY

ROBERT RAMSAY,

MEMBER OF THE ODONTOLOGICAL SOCIETY;
AUTHOR OF TWO PAPERS ON THE TREATMENT OF CONGENITAL CLEFT PALATE, ETC.

AND

JAMES OAKLEY COLES,

HONORARY DENTIST TO THE HOSPITAL FOR DISEASES OF THE THROAT, GOLDEN SQUARE;

MBMBER OF THE ODONTOLOGICAL SOCIETY, ETC.

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LONDON:
JOHN CHURCHILL & SONS, NEW BURLINGTON STREET.

1868,

160.e e. 58.

WYMAN AND SONS, PRINTERS, GREAT QUEEN STREET, LINCOLN'S INN FIELDS, LONDON, W.c. TO

SIR WILLIAM FERGUSSON, BART., F.R.S.,

SERGEANT-SURGEON TO THE QUEEN,

THIS VOLUME IS,

BY PERMISSION, RESPECTFULLY DEDICATED.

PREFACE.

IN

N bringing this volume before the members of

the Dental and Medical profession, we desire to state our reasons for thinking that such a work would not be unacceptable. For some few years past the treatment of Congenital Cleft Palate has formed a subject of considerable discussion before both Medical and Dental societies; and our journals have always been ready to receive communications on a subject that seemed to command so much attention.

The recent advances that have been made in the mechanical treatment of this deformity have not lessened the interest that had already arisen ; and as no publication on the mode of procedure and account of cases had appeared since the time of Snell, in 1828,-apart from reprints of papers read before the learned societies,—we were induced to think that the present book, though by no means so complete as the subject deserves, would be of interest to those gentlemen who have devoted time and attention to this speciality, as well as to the general practitioner.

Where we have given descriptions of the modus operandi of any part of the treatment put forward,

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