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dental articulator

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Dates
1960
1980
circa 1960-1980
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
Accession Number
010020319
Description
Student's dental articulator; pink plastic model of gums of upper and lower mouth; white plastic teeth with various gold work attached to mouth; model is mounted on silver metal articulator; articulator is hinged, allowing top of mouth to open 180 degrees
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Accession Number
010020319
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
MeSH Heading
Dental Models
Dental Prosthesis
Education, Dental
Description
Student's dental articulator; pink plastic model of gums of upper and lower mouth; white plastic teeth with various gold work attached to mouth; model is mounted on silver metal articulator; articulator is hinged, allowing top of mouth to open 180 degrees
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Columbia Dentoform Corp.
Site Made (City)
Long Island City
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1960
1980
circa 1960-1980
Date Remarks
Based on materials
Material
plastic: pink, white
metal: silver, yellow
Inscriptions
Embossed on upper and lower model: "COLUMBIA DENTOFORM CORP. // NEW YORK"; scratched into plastic: "BEAUP // DJB"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 12.5 cm x Width 8.8 cm x Depth 6.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Many teeth, all metal work is loose; the other teeth are affixed to model with sticky wax or glue; metal slightly tarnished
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; this item was donated by Dr. Donald Beauprie from Deep River, Ontario; these models were used for students to practice creating inlays, crowns, bridges etc
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