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Dr. J. L. Shanklin is a graduate of the St. Louis Dental College, 1907. He is a native of Illinois and after practicing dentistry in Missouri and Washington, now located in Houston, Texas. He is a member of the St. Louis Dental Society, Missouri Dental State Society, American Dental Association, the St. Louis Study Club, Texas State Dental Association, and the Houston Dental Society.

Dr. Shanklin is a believer in hobbies. His recreational activities include birds, dogs and young children. in the practice of dentistry he takes particular delight in “Dental Philosophy.”

The discussion by Dr. Shanklin in this issue of the Journal deals with a new conception of the cause of dental caries and calls attention to his observations of regurgitated pepsin


Dr. Paul Herbert Belding and Dr. Leland James Belding have for several years carried on a careful study of dental disease. A discussion of the causes and treatment of pyorrhea alveoloris appears in this issue of Nutrition and Dental Health.

The Drs. Belding have made an especial investigation relative to spirochetoses, and Vincents infection, reports of which have appeared in dental literature.

Dr. Paul H. Belding graduated from the College of Dentistry, University of Iowa, in 1919, and has since been engaged in private practice and scientific investigation in Waucoma, Iowa. He is a member of the American Dental Association and local Dental Societies.

Dr. Leland J. Belding is a graduate of the College of Medicine, University of Iowa, 1927, and is now a Lieutenant in the Medical Corps of the United States Navy.