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roll of dental tin foil

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Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020334 a-c
Description
Roll of dental tin foil in box; brown rectangular cardboard box (b) and lid (a) covered with blue paper on outside; white label on top of lid stating product and manufacturing information, printed with blue ink; silver tin foil wrapped around brown cardboard roll (c) inside box
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Accession Number
010020334 a-c
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Materials
Dentistry, Operative
Dental Caries
Description
Roll of dental tin foil in box; brown rectangular cardboard box (b) and lid (a) covered with blue paper on outside; white label on top of lid stating product and manufacturing information, printed with blue ink; silver tin foil wrapped around brown cardboard roll (c) inside box
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box lid - Size: Length 16.2 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 5.5 cm
b - box - Size: Length 15.9 cm x Width 5.7 cm x Depth 5.5 cm
c - roll of foil - Size: Length 15.4 cm x Diam. 4.3 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Ash-Temple Co. Ltd.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Date Remarks
Based on design
Material
paper: white, brown
ink: blue, black
metal: silver
Inscriptions
(a) Printed on top: "ONE // ROLL TIN FOIL // ESPECIALLY RECOMMENDED // FOR LUXENE // DISTRIBUTED BY // THE // ASH-TEMPLE CO. // LIMITED"; printed on sides: "TIN FOIL // THICK .003"; handwritten in pencil on top right hand corner: ".95"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
Box lid (a) is faded, label ripping at corners; marks from foil in bottom of box (b); bottom of box very faded, brown marks on side; foil (c) 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
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dental matrix bands

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Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020335
Description
Box of seamless copper matrix bands; brown cardboard rectangular box with attached lid; lid and box covered on outside with green paper; top of lid, printed with green, white and black ink, states product and manufacturing information; box is divided into 14 squares with brown paper dividers; boxes…
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Accession Number
010020335
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dentistry, Operative
Dental Restoration, Permanent
Dental Caries
Dental Materials
Description
Box of seamless copper matrix bands; brown cardboard rectangular box with attached lid; lid and box covered on outside with green paper; top of lid, printed with green, white and black ink, states product and manufacturing information; box is divided into 14 squares with brown paper dividers; boxes 1, 2, 3, 13, and 14 are full with copper cylinders of various sizes; each square has a number printed on the bottom and a handwritten number on the side; illustrations of different sized bands, numbered 1-14, printed inside lid with black ink
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Cleveland Dental Manufacturing Co. (Clev-Dent)
Site Made (City)
Cleveland
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Date Remarks
Based on design
Material
paper: brown
ink: green, white, black
metal: orange
Inscriptions
Printed on top: "TRADE // CLEV-DENT // MARK // ONE // HUNDRED // ASSORTED // SIZES // CRANDALL SEAMLESS COPPER // MATRIX BANDS // THE CLEVELAND DENTAL MFG. CO. // CLEVELAND, OHIO // U.S.A."; printed on sides: "LENGTH GAUGE"; handwritten on side: "COPPER"; handwritten inside lid: "To remove crown, drill 2 holes + insert [Illleg.] // or floss"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 16.4 cm x Width 10.7 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Cover paper worn at corners, edges of box; metal bands tarnished
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"The Finest Instruments Ever Made", Audrey B. Davis and Mark S. Dreyfuss, 1986, p. 95
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; Clev-Dent was established in 1896; a matrix band, consisting of a small, thin sheet of metal, was held tight alongside the tooth being filled to provide a smooth, curved wall against which the filling could be packed
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dental hot air syringe

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Dates
1930
1970
circa 1930-1970
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020352
Description
Dental hot air syringe; spherical black rubber base with raised band around middle and flat bottom; cylindrical silver metal tube coming from top of base; tube goes straight up then curves at 45-degree angle; round opening at end
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Accession Number
010020352
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dentistry, Operative
Dental Caries
Root Canal Therapy
Dental Cavity Preparation
Syringes
Description
Dental hot air syringe; spherical black rubber base with raised band around middle and flat bottom; cylindrical silver metal tube coming from top of base; tube goes straight up then curves at 45-degree angle; round opening at end
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Dates
1930
1970
circa 1930-1970
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
rubber: black
Inscriptions
Engraved near base: "GER"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 18.2 cm x Diam. 5.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Metal is corroded; white marks on rubber base
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
“S.S. White Dental Catalog, Catalog-G”, S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1915, p. 34 (similar to model #38)
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 syringe would provide a stream of hot, sterilised air, used to dry and disinfect a cavity or a root canal; the air would be heated by placing the knob at the end of the tube near a flame.
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dental matrix band dispenser

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Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020378 a-e
Description
Dental matrix band dispenser (a); rectangular beige-enamelled base with rectangular sides and top; company name enamelled in yellow and blue on top; silver metal handle at top; 20 beige plastic cylinders mounted on rectangular bases attached to silver metal section along sides of dispenser; numbers…
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Accession Number
010020378 a-e
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dentistry, Operative
Dental Restoration, Permanent
Dental Caries
Dental Materials
Description
Dental matrix band dispenser (a); rectangular beige-enamelled base with rectangular sides and top; company name enamelled in yellow and blue on top; silver metal handle at top; 20 beige plastic cylinders mounted on rectangular bases attached to silver metal section along sides of dispenser; numbers from 1-20 embossed on bases; beige fabric adhesive over some numbers, with numbers printed with blue and red ink; pressing on numbers allows cylinders, holding the matrix bands, to bend forward for dispensing; rectangular cut-outs at sides form shelves inside dispenser; four rectangular beige plastic drawers (b, c, d, e) fit inside; various sizes of coppers bands included
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - dispenser - Size: Length 13.4 cm x Width 13.0 cm x Depth 9.3 cm
b - drawer - Size: Length 12.3 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
c - drawer - Size: Length 12.3 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
d - drawer - Size: Length 12.3 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
e - drawer - Size: Length 12.3 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Dentatus
Site Made (City)
Stockholm
Site Made (Country)
Sweden
Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Date Remarks
Based on design
Material
plastic: beige
metal: silver
enamel: beige, yellow, blue
fabric: beige
ink: blue, red
Inscriptions
(a) Printed at top: "D // E // N // T // A // T // U // S // SWEDEN"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
Enamel wearing away at bottom edges; copper bands are 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. Don Beauprie from Deep River, Ontario; a matrix band, consisting of a small, thin sheet of metal, was held tight alongside the tooth being filled to provide a smooth, curved wall against which the filling could be packed
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portable dental operating light

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Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020012 a-g
Description
Green metal portable dental operating light; light bulb surrounded by white glass, silver metal and curved glass guard (a); black rubber electric cord hangs from light; height-adjustable top of stand (b) with lever to adjust angle of light and band of yellow paint at bottom; a middle tube (c) conne…
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Accession Number
010020012 a-g
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dentistry, Operative -- instrumentation
Lighting
Description
Green metal portable dental operating light; light bulb surrounded by white glass, silver metal and curved glass guard (a); black rubber electric cord hangs from light; height-adjustable top of stand (b) with lever to adjust angle of light and band of yellow paint at bottom; a middle tube (c) connects top of stand to bottom (d), which has band of yellow paint at top; three tubes with red paint at tops screw into round bottom to create triangular base (e, f, g)
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - light - Size: Length 36.0 cm x Width 18.0 cm x Depth 13.1 cm
b - top of stand - Size: Length 67.0 cm x Width 7.5 cm x Depth 4.4 cm
c - middle pipe - Size: Length 45.2 cm x Diam. 3.2 cm
d - bottom of stand - Size: Length 46.8 cm x Width 10.3 cm x Depth 3.2 cm
e - base support - Size: Length 46.2 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
f - base support - Size: Length 46.2 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
g - base support - Size: Length 46.2 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Wilmot Castle Company
Site Made (City)
Rochester
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Date Remarks
Based on donors remarks
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear, white
paint: green, yellow, red
rubber: black
plastic: black
fabric: green
Inscriptions
(a) Embossed on cord: "5A.250V. // 10A.125V.", reverse: "UND.LAB.INSP. // U.S.A.PAT.1394976"; (b) engraved on light: ""Safe-Lock" // AMERICAN PROD. CO. // MADE IN U.S.A. N.Y.C."; (d) printed on unit base: "CASTLE // LIGHTS // TYPE 808 SER. 76831 // AMPS. 60W. VOLTS 24 110 // WILMOT CASTLE COMPANY // ROCHESTER, NEW YORK, U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room W2
W2-538-4-1
Condition Remarks
Paint is heavily chipped, almost gone; glass is slightly scuffed; metal on top of light slightly scratched
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Brian Barrett
CD #9
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. Brian Barrett from Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island; it was used by the Canadian Forces Dental Services
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Dates
1950
1965
circa 1950-1965
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020182 a-b
Description
Cylindrical vial of dental gold; clear glass vial (a) with white paper label affixed at front, printed with yellow and black ink; label states manufacturing information, product name, karats and weight of gold; white plastic cap (b) with ridged sides at top; assorted gold pieces and white cotton in…
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Accession Number
010020182 a-b
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Equipment
Dental Materials
Dentistry, Operative
Description
Cylindrical vial of dental gold; clear glass vial (a) with white paper label affixed at front, printed with yellow and black ink; label states manufacturing information, product name, karats and weight of gold; white plastic cap (b) with ridged sides at top; assorted gold pieces and white cotton inside.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - vial - Size: Length 4.8 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 1.1 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Morgan, Hastings & Co.
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
1965
circa 1950-1965
Date Remarks
Based on zip code
Material
glass: clear
paper: white
plastic: white
ink: yellow, black
metal: yellow
fabric: white
Inscriptions
(a) Printed on front: "COHESIVE 24-K GOLD -1/10 OUNCE . ASST'D SIZES // MORGAN-HASTINGS // GOLDENT // U.S. PATENT NO. 3, 191, 303 // Morgan, Hastings & Co. // DIVISION OF HASTINGS & CO., INC. // PHILADELPHIA 1, PA. U.S.A. // MANUFACTURERS OF FINEST FILLING GOLDS . SINCE 1820 // MADE IN U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-7
Condition Remarks
Label is worn, with some water damage
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Material in Dentistry: Principles and Applications, 2nd ed.", Jack L. Ferracane, 2001, p. 3, 140-141
CD #10
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; gold is still used by some dentists, despite it being more costly and more difficult to work with than amalgams or composites; gold was first used to fill cavities around 1500 C.E. in early modern Italy; while gold is a very soft metal, it becomes harder when compressed, and pieces weld together in the mouth; it requires twice as much force as amalgam does to be compressed, however, and there is a danger of hurting the tooth being filled
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Dates
1950
1965
circa 1950-1965
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020183 a-b
Description
Vial container of dental gold; clear glass vial (a) with blue paper label affixed at front, printed with black ink; label states manufacturing information, product name, weight of gold; black metal screw cap (b) with ridged sides at top and silver metal inside; assorted gold pieces and white cotton…
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Accession Number
010020183 a-b
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Equipment
Dental Materials
Dentistry, Operative
Description
Vial container of dental gold; clear glass vial (a) with blue paper label affixed at front, printed with black ink; label states manufacturing information, product name, weight of gold; black metal screw cap (b) with ridged sides at top and silver metal inside; assorted gold pieces and white cotton inside
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - vial - Size: Length 7.9 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 0.9 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
The Williams Gold Refining Company of Canada, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Fort Erie
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1965
circa 1950-1965
Date Remarks
Based on packaging
Material
glass: clear
paper: blue
ink: black
metal: yellow, silver
fabric: white
enamel: black
Inscriptions
(a) Printed on front: "1/10 OUNC [Illeg.] // WILLIAMS // GOLD CYLINDERS // Williams [Illeg.] ng Comp [Illeg.] // [Illeg.] Ltd. // Smelters, R [Illeg.] Manufact [Illeg.] // FORT [Illeg.] ONTARIO // [Illeg.] N.Y."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-7
Temporary Location
MHC 2017 Public Program: Seniors Program - Say Cheese: History of Dentures and Dental Health, July 2017
Condition Remarks
Label is very worn, illegible in parts
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Material in Dentistry: Principles and Applications, 2nd ed.", Jack L. Ferracane, 2001, p. 3, 140-141
CD #10
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; gold is still used by some dentists, despite it being more costly and more difficult to work with than amalgams or composites; gold was first used to fill cavities around 1500 C.E. in early modern Italy; while gold is a very soft metal, it becomes harder when compressed, and pieces weld together in the mouth; it requires twice as much force as amalgam does to be compressed, however, and there is a danger of hurting the tooth being filled
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Dates
1950
1965
circa 1950-1965
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020184 a-c
Description
Vial container of dental gold with box; clear glass vial (a) with white paper label affixed at front; round white plastic cap (b) with ridged sides at top; assorted rolled gold cylinders and white cotton inside; rectangular white paper box (c) printed with blue ink states name of manufacturer, prod…
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Accession Number
010020184 a-c
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Equipment
Dental Materials
Dentistry, Operative
Description
Vial container of dental gold with box; clear glass vial (a) with white paper label affixed at front; round white plastic cap (b) with ridged sides at top; assorted rolled gold cylinders and white cotton inside; rectangular white paper box (c) printed with blue ink states name of manufacturer, product, size and weight of gold.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - vial - Size: Length 8.0 cm x Diam. 2.8 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 1.3 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
c - box - Size: Length 17.2 cm x Width 6.3 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
J. F. Jelenko & Co., Inc.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
1965
circa 1950-1965
Date Remarks
Based on similar item
Material
glass: clear
paper: white
metal: yellow
fabric: white
ink: blue
Inscriptions
(c) Printed on front of box: "1/10 OZ. SIZE // A // SCIENTIFICALLY SAFE // JELENKO // PRECISION CASTING // GOLDS // FOR STRUCTURAL SERVICE // COHESIVE // GOLD // CYLINDERS // J. F. JELENKO & CO., INC. // 136 WEST 52nd ST. // NEW YORK 19, N. Y. // MADE IN U.S.A."; printed on sides and top: "SCIENTIFICALLY SAFE // JELENKO // PRECISION CASTING // GOLDS // FOR STRUCTURAL SERVICE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-7
Condition Remarks
Top layer of label on (a) worn off completely; box (c) is flattened, slightly faded and worn at edges
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
010020183; "Material in Dentistry: Principles and Applications, 2nd ed.", Jack L. Ferracane, 2001, p. 3, 140-141
CD #10
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; gold is still used by some dentists, despite it being more costly and more difficult to work with than amalgams or composites; gold was first used to fill cavities around 1500 C.E. in early modern Italy; while gold is a very soft metal, it becomes harder when compressed, and pieces weld together in the mouth; it requires twice as much force as amalgam does to be compressed, however, and there is a danger of hurting the tooth being filled
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dental matrix retainer

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Dates
1932
1950
circa 1932-1950
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020189
Description
Silver metal dental matrix retainer; U-shaped piece of metal with cylinder coming down from top centre and large screw at top of cylinder; ends feature triangular points facing inward; two rectangular pieces of metal coming from bottom of cylinder are hinged to sides of U-shaped piece; when screw i…
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Accession Number
010020189
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dentistry, Operative
Dental Equipment
MM= Dental Restoration, Permanent -- apparatus
Description
Silver metal dental matrix retainer; U-shaped piece of metal with cylinder coming down from top centre and large screw at top of cylinder; ends feature triangular points facing inward; two rectangular pieces of metal coming from bottom of cylinder are hinged to sides of U-shaped piece; when screw is turned, sides of U-shaped piece move closer together or further apart.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1932
1950
circa 1932-1950
Date Remarks
Based on patent date
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Engraved on retainer: "IVORY // NO.1RET // PAT. 1868981"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 6.4 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Metal slightly tarnished in places
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Free Patents Online" website
CD #10
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; a matrix band, consisting of a small, thin sheet of metal, was held tight alongside the tooth being filled to provide a smooth, curved wall against which the filling could be packed; a retainer was used to hold it in place; this model featured pointed knobs on its end, which could attach securely to the matrix, ensuring it would not become disengaged
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dental cone-socket point handle

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Dates
1920
1950
circa 1920-1950
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020223
Description
Silver metal handle for a cone-socket point; octagonal middle engraved with concentric circles for grip; smooth handle tapers downward to rounded cone-shaped end; smooth hollow cylindrical tip at other end, where a variety of points could be placed.
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Accession Number
010020223
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dentistry, Operative
Root Canal Therapy
Description
Silver metal handle for a cone-socket point; octagonal middle engraved with concentric circles for grip; smooth handle tapers downward to rounded cone-shaped end; smooth hollow cylindrical tip at other end, where a variety of points could be placed.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Claudius Ash & Sons
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1920
1950
circa 1920-1950
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Engraved on handle: "ASH ENGLAND 4"; scratched into handle: "I. F. G."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 14.4 cm x Width 0.5 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Some rust visible inside open end
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
“S.S. White Dental Catalog, Catalog-F”, S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1916, p. 2 (similar to model #5)
CD #10
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.
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