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dental root elevator

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13408
Dates
1940
1980
circa 1940-1980
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020286
Description
Silver metal dental root elevator; tapering cylindrical body curves slightly near bottom; triangular tip; cylindrical handle at top, perpendicular to body; etched cross-pattern in middle of handle for grip; ends of handle taper inward, then flare outward; slightly rounded circular ends
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Accession Number
010020286
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Instruments
Dentistry, Operative
Root Canal Therapy
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- elevator
Description
Silver metal dental root elevator; tapering cylindrical body curves slightly near bottom; triangular tip; cylindrical handle at top, perpendicular to body; etched cross-pattern in middle of handle for grip; ends of handle taper inward, then flare outward; slightly rounded circular ends
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
1940
1980
circa 1940-1980
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Engraved on handle: "ASH.ENGLAND // 12R // Lustra"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Temporary Location
MHC 2017 Public Program: Seniors Program - Say Cheese: History of Dentures and Dental Health, July 2017
Dimension Notes
Length 10.8 cm Width 8.6 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Metal slightly tarnished, mostly at tip
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
“S.S. White Dental Catalog, Catalog-D”, S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1916, p. 16 (similar to model #27C)
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's tip most resembles Cryer's universal root elevator, but most examples show a straight handle, not one that is perpendicular to the tip, as this item has
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dental root elevator

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13417
Dates
1900
1950
circa 1900-1950
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020295
Description
Silver metal dental root elevator; tapering cylindrical body curves slightly near bottom; triangular tip; rectangular handle, with angled edges, at top perpendicular to body; etched cross-pattern in middle of handle for grip; each cylindrical end of the handle flares out, with two decorative circle…
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Accession Number
010020295
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Instruments
Dentistry, Operative
Root Canal Therapy
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- elevator
Description
Silver metal dental root elevator; tapering cylindrical body curves slightly near bottom; triangular tip; rectangular handle, with angled edges, at top perpendicular to body; etched cross-pattern in middle of handle for grip; each cylindrical end of the handle flares out, with two decorative circles in middle
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Cleveland Dental Mfg. Co. (Clev-Dent)
Site Made (City)
Cleveland
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1950
circa 1900-1950
Date Remarks
Based on company history
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Engraved on handle: "CLEV-DENT 2"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 12.3 cm Width 9.7 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Metal slightly tarnished, mostly at tip
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
“S.S. White Dental Catalog, Catalog-D”, S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1916, p. 16 (similar to model #27C); "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; this item's tip most resembles Cryer's universal root elevator, but most examples show a straight handle, not one that is perpendicular to the tip, as this item has; Clev-Dent was established in 1896
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