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dental demonstration kit

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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
010020290 a-g
Description
Dental demonstration kit with plastic models of teeth; black textured plastic-covered case (a) lined with purple fabric; silver metal clasp on front, hinges on back; two dividers in bottom of box; white tooth model atop pink cylindrical stand (b); tooth is cut in half, showing nerves and root insid…
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Accession Number
010020290 a-g
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
MeSH Heading
Dental Models
Education, Dental
Description
Dental demonstration kit with plastic models of teeth; black textured plastic-covered case (a) lined with purple fabric; silver metal clasp on front, hinges on back; two dividers in bottom of box; white tooth model atop pink cylindrical stand (b); tooth is cut in half, showing nerves and root inside; model of right half of lower teeth mounted on rectangular pink stand (c); white teeth mounted in clear plastic jaw, covered in part by pink gum on outside; shows vein and artery under teeth; pink rectangular stand with groove at top (e), white tooth mounted on clear rectangular stand (f); matching tooth mounted on clear stand (g); both slide into groove on stand; clear domed lid (d), with black and white x-ray affixed to one side; fits on top
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 18.1 cm x Width 12.3 cm x Depth 6.1 cm
b - tooth model - Size: Length 10.2 cm x Width 4.9 cm x Depth 4.7 cm
c - jaw model - Size: Length 10.5 cm x Width 7.3 cm x Depth 3.4 cm
d - cover - Size: Length 4.0 cm x Width 3.3 cm x Depth 2.7 cm
e - stand - Size: Length 4.4 cm x Width 3.2 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
f - tooth model - Size: Length 2.4 cm x Width 1.8 cm x Depth 1.2 cm
g - tooth model - Size: Length 2.4 cm x Width 1.8 cm x Depth 1.2 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa).
Maker
Densco
Site Made (City)
Denver
Site Made (State)
Colorado
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1960
1980
circa 1960-1980
Date Remarks
Based on materials
Material
plastic: black, pink, red, blue, white, clear
metal: silver
fabric: purple
Inscriptions
(a) Printed on box lid: "DENSCO"; engraved on clasp: "PRESTOLOCK CO"; (b) embossed on bottom: "DR. P.T.W. // DENSCO"; (c, e) embossed on bottom: "DENSCO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
Case (a) is worn at corners, fabric faded inside; glue remnants on back inside box; some dark marks on plastic models
Copy Type
Original
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. Marc Lemieux from Ottawa, Ontario
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