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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Alford's Hydraulic Dental Motor
Alford's Hydraulic Dental Motor 51 X 33 X 45."" Dental Unit. "Dr. Alfred's Hydraulic Motor consisting of metal with fabric covered hoses was developed by W. D. Alford. a Dillon. South Carolina dentist. who thought a water driven drill motor would be very useful when electricity was not available in rural areas. The free standing unit uses a water-powered turbine which is operated by a foot control. It is connected to a S.S. White dental chair with a bracket. table. cuspidor and saliva ejector. Dr. Edward Welsh. a professor at the College of Dental Medicine and a consultant for the Macaulay Museum of Dental History has published an article concerning this instrument with illustrations. The article was published in the Journal of the Student Dental Association. Vol. 4. December 1987. pgs. 21-22."
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The DeFord Somnoform Inhaler
The DeFord Somnoform Inhaler Inhaler-5 x 13.5 x 8 booklet- 8 x 9.75" Gauze- 2.25 x 1.5 x 1" Anesthesia, inhalation: Inhaler/mask: Inhaler. The head unit contains a rubber covered metal mouthpiece, nose cover, exhaling valve, valve containing Somnoform and air, capsule chamber and rubber bag." Device would fit over the head and nose of the patient with the bag sitting behind the head of the patient. Somnoform (60% ethyl chloride, 35% methyl chloride and 5% ethyl bromide) was used to anaesthetize patients during dental surgery. An illustrative booklet came with the set.
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Electric Tri-Dent Dental Set
Electric Tri-Dent Dental Set 80 x 35 x 40". Dental Unit. "Electric Tri-Dent Dental Set. Freestanding floor dental drill assembly by the Ritter Company. The main stem houses the triple aspirators with a 10 inch diameter milk glass aseptic tray and an eclectic light assembly mounted overhead. One arm contains the motor and drill assembly with a milk glass aseptic table (14 inch diameter).The third arm supports the cuspidor (10 _ inch diameter milk glass) and a milk glass tumbler-holder. The milk glass trays have serrated rims to facilitate easy access to dental instruments and a non-slip edge."
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Dental Lathe
Dental Lathe 42.5 x 22 x 20"Dental restoration. permanent: Apparatus"Metal dental lathe mounted on a wooden platform with an iron base and foot petal powered wheel that turns and operates on a pulley-system. which in turn moves the lathe."
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Dental Wall Bracket
Dental Wall Bracket 15 x 40 x 14" Dental Unit. Pelton and Crane 19th century metal dental wall bracket (accordion style) fitted with a milk glass aseptic table with brass rim. Folding metal bracket mounting made it readily moveable to various positions to assist the dentist.
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Traveling Dental Set
Traveling Dental Set 10 x 22 x 13.5". Dental case. "Wooden case with multiple velvet lined instrument compartments on either side and a sliding drawer under the main compartment. Edges are bound with silver. Instruments include a mother of pearl handled mirror. scalers. and shears. Some of the original instruments have J. Chevaliers mark. but other instruments have been added over the years. The original Traveling Dental Chevaliers Chest was invented in 1840 by J.D. Chevalier. This particular case was originally owned by Dr. Charleigh Thaddeus Dowling. 1823-1904. who practiced dentistry in the Orangeburg and Barnwell areas of South Carolina and carried the instruments with him as he went from one town to another to care for people's teeth."
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Ritter Dental X-Ray Machine
Ritter Dental X-Ray Machine 90 x 36 x 40"Radiography. dental: Machine"Thought to be the first "Ritter" X-Ray Unit introduced to South Carolina. The unit has a wooden base and a large moveable iron arm."
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Imperial Hypodermic Syringe
Imperial Hypodermic Syringe 1 x 5.5 x 2.5" Injections: Hypodermic syringe: Dental. Steel syringe .
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Tooth Models
Tooth Models 2 x 8 x 14".Dental casting technique: Color/shape guide."A sample card containing 78 hand carved ivory blocks in the shape of samples of teeth. These samples were made by dental students as senior projects at Northwestern University in the late 1920's and 1930's. The collection was assembled by Dr. Frank Anaturo. Northwestern Dental Faculty."
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Dental Pick
Dental Pick 0.25 x 5.25 x 0.25. Dental instruments. Dental pick with ivory handle.
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Dental Pick
Dental Pick 0.25 x 5.25 x 0.25. Dental instruments. Dental pick with ivory handle.
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Dental Pick
Dental Pick 0.25 x 5 x 0.125. Dental instruments. Dental pick with ivory handle.
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Dental Pick
Dental Pick 0.25 x 4.5 x 0.625. Dental instruments. Dental pick with ivory handle.
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Dental Pick
Dental Pick 0.25 x 4.25 x 0.5. Dental instruments. Dental pick with ivory handle.
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Amalgam Gold and Platinum Alloy
Amalgam Gold and Platinum Alloy For a 360 degree view of the object, place cursor over image, click, and drag to the left or right. Requires Quicktime player. 2 x 1.125 x 1.125."Dental restoration. permanent: Alloy/amalgam". Clear glass bottle with paper label and missing screw cap. This mixture would have been utilized in the process of tooth fillings.(record 2008-19MDM)
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Caulk REPELAC
Caulk REPELAC For a 360 degree view of the object, place cursor over image, click, and drag to the left or right. Requires Quicktime player. 2.0625 x 1.25 x 0.75". Dental restoration, permanent: alloy/amalgam. Clear glass bottle with red plastic screw on cap and paper label. (record 2008-19MDM)
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Aseptic Spittoon
Aseptic Spittoon 38 x 34 x 52"" Dental Unit. Clear ruby red glass liner and white milk glass aseptic spittoon with removable brass rim. Unit is attached to a S.S. White Dental Chair consisting of an iron base with a red velvet seat and wooden foot stool.
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Delta Tau Delta Dental Fraternity Pin
Delta Tau Delta Dental Fraternity Pin 0.25 x 0.375 x 0.375". Commemorative and association items. Gold Fraternity Pin #2355 Delta Tau Delta Dental Fraternity. The pin is square in shape and has the fraternity letters surrounded by an eye stars and moons.
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Atomizer
Atomizer For a 360 degree view of the object, place cursor over image, click, and drag to the left or right. Requires Quicktime player. 2.5 x 0.5 x 1. Nebulizer and vaporizers: Atomizer."Clear glass atomizer with metal nasal douche. Gold and peach paper label reading "Aristaloy". Missing rubber hand-ball."
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Turnkey
Turnkey 1 x 6 x 3.5. Tooth extraction: Turnkey. Dental turnkey (tooth key) with wooden handle. Used to twist around a tooth until it was extracted.