Statement of Pertinent Facts Relative to Personal Oral Hygiene
Charles C. Bass, M.D.
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“About 80 to 90 per cent, on an average, of all the teeth of adults in this country have caries lesions in some stage of activity and advancement. (This includes microscopic, early stage and less active lesions which cannot now be diagnosed clinically).”
“Our method is different from, and in some vital particulars is quite the opposite of inadequate and inappropriate methods of home care of the teeth generally advocated and followed.”
“Every dentulous person (including faculty and students) urgently needs the required individual and personal instruction to enable him to learn and to follow the only effective method now known for maintaining oral cleanliness and maximal dental health.”
"A Clean Tooth Does Not Decay, nor does periodontoclasia occur about a clean tooth." C. C. Bass, M.D.