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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
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. Marc Lemieux from Ottawa, Ontario
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