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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 casting flux

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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
010020342 a-b
Description
Bottle of dental casting flux; square clear glass bottle that tapers to round opening at top; rectangular yellow paper label wraps around three sides, states purpose, directions and product information printed with blue ink; black plastic twist cap (b) with ridged border at top; bottle is filled wi…
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Accession Number
010020342 a-b
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Prosthesis
Denture, Complete
Denture, Partial
Dental Implants
MM= Dental Casting Technic -- casting materials
Description
Bottle of dental casting flux; square clear glass bottle that tapers to round opening at top; rectangular yellow paper label wraps around three sides, states purpose, directions and product information printed with blue ink; black plastic twist cap (b) with ridged border at top; bottle is filled with pink powder
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 8.6 cm x Width 3.6 cm x Depth 3.6 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 1.1 cm x Diam. 3.5 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Handy & Harman of Canada Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Date Remarks
Based on company history
Material
glass: clear
plastic: black
paper: yellow
ink: blue
Inscriptions
(a) Printed on bottle: "HANDY & HARMAN // OF CANADA LTD. // DEE GOLD // Casting Flux // For melting and // Casting Gold // KEEP COVER ON // TIGHT // HANDY & HARMAN // of Canada Limited // 141 John St., Toronto // DIRECTIONS // Aids melting and // gives life to metal. // Use in heated cru- // cible. Sprinkle on // metal before and // during melting. // KEEP FLUX // AWAY FROM // ACID FUMES. // PURPOSE // Prevents absorp- // tion of gases and // oxides. Ensures // uniform, depend- // able results. // ALL COMPLEX // GOLD ALLOYS // SHOULD BE CAST // IN A REDUCING // ATMOSPHERE."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-6
Condition Remarks
Paper label very worn, green at one edge
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Industry Canada" website
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; Harman & Handy established their Toronto branch in 1936
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Dates
1952
1962
circa 1952-1962
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020541
Description
Rectangular glass bottle full of white powder with a black plastic screw lid and a green plastic stopper; English / French green and beige paper label with brown type with one language on each side; directions for use of the powder; includes original price of .90 cents.
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Accession Number
010020541
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Antisepsis
Mouthwashes
Toothbrushing
Tooth Bleaching Agents
Description
Rectangular glass bottle full of white powder with a black plastic screw lid and a green plastic stopper; English / French green and beige paper label with brown type with one language on each side; directions for use of the powder; includes original price of .90 cents.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
E. R. Squibb & Sons of Canada Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1952
1962
circa 1952-1962
Date Remarks
Date based on manufacturer
Material
glass: clear
powder: white
paper: beige
plastic: black, green
ink: brown, green
Inscriptions
Printed on green paper label: "4 oz. // List 65030 // ORAL // PERBORATE // SQUIBB // Lot 3J1359 // (Sodium Perborate Flavoured) // DIRECTIONS: Apply directly to a // moistened toothbrush by removing // the cap. If a solution is desired, // remove the large cap, fill it with the // powder and add contents to a glassful of water. // follow the instructions of your // dentist in using this preparation. // Keep in a cool, dry place. // E. R. SQUIBB & SONS OF CANADA. Ltd. // MONTREAL, CANADA // Made in Canada" // 453 // "
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 3 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 10.5 cm x Width 6.5 cm x Depth 4.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Labels show fading and minor wear around the edge; French label is stained, creased and torn on the bottom proper left corner
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
"Sodium perborate " Wikipedia
Research Facts
Sodium perborate is a white, odorless, water soluable chemical compound used as a source of active oxygen in some tooth bleaching formulas. Used as a bleaching agent for internal bleaching of a non vital root treated tooth and bleach the stains from the inside out. It has antiseptic properties and can act as a disinfectant. A less aggressive bleach than sodium hypochlorite. Can be used in powder form as toothpowder or as mouthwash when used as a solution.
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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Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020542
Description
Clear glass bottle of citric acid with a burgundy plastic screw cap; filled with a pink transparent liquid that contains white floating particles and black sediment; red bordered paper label on front.
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Accession Number
010020542
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Root Canal Therapy
Chelating Agents
Description
Clear glass bottle of citric acid with a burgundy plastic screw cap; filled with a pink transparent liquid that contains white floating particles and black sediment; red bordered paper label on front.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Shaw Research
Site Made (City)
Omemee
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Date Remarks
Date based on manufacturer
Material
glass: clear
liquid: pink
paper: beige
plastic: burgundy
ink: black, red
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "CITRIC ACID, 10% // Stained // SHAW RESEARCH // OMEMEE ONTARIO // Cont. 4 ozs."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 2 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 11.0 cm x Width 6.7 cm x Depth 3.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Label is faded and stained
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Websites: Dental compare; clinical research dental
Research Facts
Citric acid 10% is used as a cleanser and conditioner of prepared root canals and as a mild chelating agent. 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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bottle of liquified phenol

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Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020543
Description
Empty eliptical brown glass bottle with short neck and black plastic screw cap with attached black rubber bulb dropper; back of the bottle with vertical embossed grooves; paper label with red border.
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Accession Number
010020543
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Anesthesia, Dental
Description
Empty eliptical brown glass bottle with short neck and black plastic screw cap with attached black rubber bulb dropper; back of the bottle with vertical embossed grooves; paper label with red border.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Medico-Dental Pharmacy of Ottawa Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Ottawa
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Date Remarks
Date based on research
Material
glass: brown
paper: cream
plastic: black
rubber: black
ink: red, black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "2 ozs liquified // Phenol // POISON // MEDICO-DENTAL PHARMACY (OF OTTAWA) LTD. // Ottawa"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length 11.2 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Label has minor stains, overall faded
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Drug Information On-line (drugs.com); CAMEO Chemicals; CD #5
Research Facts
Liquified phenol is made from liquified carbolic acid by the addition of 10% water, is poisonous and its anesthetic qualities will numb rather than burn skin. Phenol (C6H5OH) has a distinct odour that is sickenly sweet and tarry. A colourless liquid when pure, otherwise pink or red. Commercial phenol is a liquid that evaporates more slowly than water. Pharmacy bottles were designed with built in hazardous warnings by adding raised vertical grooves, or embossed stars when the contents were poisonous. The tactile reminder eliminated possible improper use, especially in poor lighting for the customer. 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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Colgate tooth powder

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Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Category
Home Health Care
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
017025001
Description
Narrow oval tin container with cream paint on bottom two thirds and red above with a paper cap stuck on; missing original red plastic cap.
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Accession Number
017025001
Category
Home Health Care
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Care
Oral Hygiene
Toothpaste
Toothbrushing
Description
Narrow oval tin container with cream paint on bottom two thirds and red above with a paper cap stuck on; missing original red plastic cap.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Friends purchased as a gift for donor.
Maker
Colgate - Palmolive - Peet Company Limited
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Material
metal: silver
ink: red, cream
paper: cream
Inscriptions
Printed on front: "COLGATE // TOOTH POWDER"; on back: "Combats Bad Breath - Reveals // Natural Brilliance of your Teeth // Brush your teeth briskly two // ways: first, straight up and // down, then with circular motion. // Do this at least twice a day. // See how Colgate Tooth Powder's // safe, gentle polishing agent quickly // removes dull, dingy surface film, // reveals natural lusters of your teeth. // It also helps your tooth brush // remove decaying food particles // that cause much bad breath. // So, for cleaner, brighter teeth, // and a sweeter breath: use Colgate // Tooth Powder night and morning // and before every date. // COLGATE'S TRADE MARK REG'D. // COLGATE - PALMOLIVE - PEET // COMPANY, LIMITED // MADE IN CANADA // CONTAINER // MADE IN USA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 5 Row C
Length
11.5 cm
Width
5.5 cm
Depth
2.7 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Shows wear; large area on front missing paint; metal on bottom stating to indicate corrosion; paper cap stuck on
Copy Type
original
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pair of dentures

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Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020073 a-b
Description
Pair of dentures; upper (a) and lower (b) sections with white porcelain teeth affixed to brown and pink rubber gum formations; (a) has mold of entire upper palate while the u-shaped (b) has mold only of gums where teeth are present
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Accession Number
010020073 a-b
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Denture, Complete
Description
Pair of dentures; upper (a) and lower (b) sections with white porcelain teeth affixed to brown and pink rubber gum formations; (a) has mold of entire upper palate while the u-shaped (b) has mold only of gums where teeth are present
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - upper - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Width 5.2 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
b - lower - Size: Length 6.0 cm x Width 4.7 cm x Depth 1.2 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Site Made (City)
Vancouver
Site Made (State)
British Columbia
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Date Remarks
Based on donor's remarks
Material
rubber: pink, brown
porcelain: white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
Two teeth missing on upper section; plastic is scratched, cracking at top of (a), inside (b) and where teeth meet rubber
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
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. Graham Pettapiece from Victoria, British Columbia; a note with the object states that the dentures came from a patient, Cameron McIntosh, 70 years old, who had the dentures made fifty years prior in Vancouver; he remembered the dentist, perhaps Dr. Ford, had an office on the 2nd floor at the corner of Main and Hastings
Exhibit History
(b) On exhibit, "Teeth in Time," Case #2, 29 March 2011 - November 2014
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dental dispenser

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Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020092 a-b
Description
Dental dispenser; clear glass cube, tapering slightly at one end, with cut-out rectangle in the middle; white paper rectangular box (b), slightly tapering at one end, has opening in the shape of a cross at smaller end; box slides into glass receptacle
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Accession Number
010020092 a-b
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Equipment
Description
Dental dispenser; clear glass cube, tapering slightly at one end, with cut-out rectangle in the middle; white paper rectangular box (b), slightly tapering at one end, has opening in the shape of a cross at smaller end; box slides into glass receptacle
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - glass - Size: Length 5.4 cm x Width 5.3 cm x Depth 5.2 cm
b - box - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 2.6 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
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Material
glass: clear
paper: white
ink: red
Inscriptions
(b) Printed on box: "Ash Temple // LIMITED // FINE PRODUCTS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
Paper is slightly darkened at end with opening; glass is darkened
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
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 perhaps used to dispense cotton pellets or gauze, or as a receptacle to dispose of small objects, such as toothpicks
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Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020174 a-b
Description
True Dentalloy dental alloy bottle and stopper; rectangular clear glass bottle (a) with indented sides and back; brown rectangular paper label affixed to front and printed with green ink states product name, weight and manufacturer's information; smaller label on side printed with black ink mention…
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Accession Number
010020174 a-b
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Materials
MM= Dental Restoration, Permanent -- alloy/amalgam
Description
True Dentalloy dental alloy bottle and stopper; rectangular clear glass bottle (a) with indented sides and back; brown rectangular paper label affixed to front and printed with green ink states product name, weight and manufacturer's information; smaller label on side printed with black ink mentions American Dental Association specifications; bottle tapers at top to round opening; neck of bottle features green label with product name; translucent glass stopper (b) fits into bottle with round clear glass circle at top.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 4.2 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
b - stopper - Size: Depth 2.9 cm x Diam. 3.5 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
S.S. White Company of Canada Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
glass: clear
paper: brown
ink: green, black
Inscriptions
(a) Printed on label: "TRUE DENTALLOY // CONTENTS 5 OUNCES // TRUE DENTALLOY // TRADE-MARK REG IN CANADA // AND ELSEWHERE // S. S. WHITE COMPANY // OF CANADA LIMITED // MADE IN CANADA"; printed on side label: "GUARANTEED TO COMPLY WITH // A. D. A. SP [Illeg.] // REVISED [Illeg.]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-6
Condition Remarks
Paper label is very darkened, worn, and torn in places; remnants of silver metal inside bottle
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
“S.S. White Dental Catalog, Catalog-G”, S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1915, p. 7 (S. S. White True Dentalloy); "Material in Dentistry: Principles and Applications, 2nd ed.", Jack L. Ferracane, 2001, p. 4, 122
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; True Dentalloy was S. S. White's dental alloy for use in making amalgam fillings, and it consisted of a high percentage of silver (around 70%) and a mix of tin, copper and zinc; amalgams were first used in France in the early 19th century, and involved amalgamating metals with mercury; the modern 'recipe' was perfected by Dr. G. V. Black in the 1890s in Chicago, and S. S. White used his method to create their Dentalloy; in their catalogue they state their alloy is perfectly balanced, meaning the expansion of one metal is balanced by the contraction of another, and tempered, meaning it is aged so that the metals will remain stable
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dental gold vial

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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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