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."
3.5 x 3.5 x 2.5."Dental restoration. permanent: Apparatus".Black plastic box with two holes in the top with screw covers. One is marked for Alloy and one is marked for Mercury. Raised letters Caulk Alloy Mercury Base. The molded bottom is formed to fit on a screw top vessel. This mixer was used to combine various metal alloys used in tooth fillings.
0.75 x 5 x 0.5." Dentistry. Operative: Plugger"."Plugger with silver tip, gold band and mother of pearl handle. The instrument was used to pack filling material into a tooth cavity. Dr. Flagg was the first full-time American dentist. For years it had been thought that this tool had been made by Paul Revere for his student Dr. Josiah Flagg, but there is no evidence to support this claim made by the item's original donor.
1 x 6 x 3.5. Tooth extraction:Turnkey."Ivory handled turnkey or extractor with metal shaft and claw that were probably hand forged. no makers mark. The instrument was used by barber-surgeons for pulling molars. The earliest examples of the extractor were patented in 1797."
0.125 x 0.5 x 0.5, 0.25 x 0.375 x 0.375". Commemorative and association items. Two lapel pins. XI PSI PHI-Dental fraternity was established in 1889 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Small gold lapel pin with black enameled shield with gold logo. Pin is set with blue opals. PHI Epsilon PI-social fraternity small gold lapel pin with chain. Front of pin is decorated with small rubies and seed pearls with a black enameled shield and gold logo. Both fraternity pins belonged to Dr. R. Webb Thomson (1877-1964) from Spartanburg, S.C.
1 x 5.25 x 2.5. Tooth extraction:Turnkey. Metal turnkey with folding shaft and a single claw. The instrument was used by barber-surgeons for pulling molars. The earliest examples of the extractor were patented in 1797.
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)
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."
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)
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.
Syringe-0.5 x 5.75 x 2 Injections- 0.25 x 2.5 x 0.25" Injections: Hypodermic syringe: Dental. Steel syringe with stainless steel cartridge needles and two injections in glass vials, including Caroline and Xylocaine.