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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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box of 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 cotton dispenser

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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
010020339 a-b
Description
Silver metal dental cotton dispenser; hollow cylindrical dispenser (a) with open bottom, smaller circular opening at top; coiled spring (b) with flat round circles at either end; spring fits inside dispenser, larger circle at bottom of spring forms base of dispenser, rests on three metal knobs at b…
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Accession Number
010020339 a-b
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Materials
Dental Equipment
Dentistry, Operative -- instrumentation
Description
Silver metal dental cotton dispenser; hollow cylindrical dispenser (a) with open bottom, smaller circular opening at top; coiled spring (b) with flat round circles at either end; spring fits inside dispenser, larger circle at bottom of spring forms base of dispenser, rests on three metal knobs at bottom of dispenser; cotton is forced against opening at top
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - dispenser - Size: Depth 4.8 cm x Diam. 5.0 cm
b - spring - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Diam. 4.3 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Dates
1920
1950
circa 1920-1950
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver, yellow
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
Metal is very tarnished; silver plating is gone on bottom half
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
“S.S. White Dental Catalog, Catalog-K”, S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1914, p. 22 (similar to Cotton Holder No. 1)
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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box of dental headrest covers

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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
010020351 a-k
Description
Box of dental headrest covers with plastic coverlets; clear plastic cylindrical box (a) and lid (b) with brown cardboard base; product information printed with white, red and blue ink on paper label inside; two round green fabric and green foam covers (c, d) with small round opening on one side; tw…
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Accession Number
010020351 a-k
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dentistry
Dental Materials
Description
Box of dental headrest covers with plastic coverlets; clear plastic cylindrical box (a) and lid (b) with brown cardboard base; product information printed with white, red and blue ink on paper label inside; two round green fabric and green foam covers (c, d) with small round opening on one side; two white fabric covers (e, f) with round elasticised openings on one side; clear plastic bag (g) holds white covers; four clear plastic coverlets (h, i, j, k) with white elasticised round openings on one side
Number Of Parts
11
Part Names
a - box - Size: Depth 8.0 cm x Diam. 9.9 cm
b - lid - Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 10.0 cm
c - foam cover - Size: Depth 1.5 cm x Diam. 9.1 cm
d - foam cover - Size: Depth 1.5 cm x Diam. 9.1 cm
e - fabric cover - Size: Depth 1.4 cm x Diam. 9.7 cm
f - fabric cover - Size: Depth 1.4 cm x Diam. 9.7 cm
g - bag - Size: Length 23.5 cm x Width 12.1 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
h - plastic cover - Size: Depth 0.5 cm x Diam. 9.6 cm
i - plastic cover - Size: Depth 0.5 cm x Diam. 9.6 cm
j - plastic cover - Size: Depth 0.5 cm x Diam. 9.6 cm
k - plastic cover - Size: Depth 0.5 cm x Diam. 9.6 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Hubaseal
Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Date Remarks
Based on design
Material
plastic: clear
foam: green
fabric: green, white
paper: brown
ink: white, blue, red
Inscriptions
(a) Printed on label: "HUBASEAL // THE // Finest // SATIN-SOFT // HEADREST COVERS // with replaceable // PLASTIC COVERLETS"; printed on back of label: "NOW - a PRACTICAL way // to keep headrests sanitary and // PROTECT your patient. // HUBASEAL HEADREST COVERS // Set of 2 soft, washable, white cushions with // 12 tough protective caps of greaseproof, odor- // less plastic. // ATTRACTIVE... because they keep your head // rests looking clean and fresh for each patient."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
Box (a) is dented; fabric and foam are sticky on green covers (c, d); white covers (e, f) are dirty, elastic on (f) is stretched
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 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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dental amalgam proportion scale

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Dates
1940
1970
circa 1940-1970
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020416 a-d
Description
Black plastic dental amalgam scale; rounded triangular base (a) with three rounded feet with three graduated sizes of silver metal rods and raised silver metal disc; scale (b), long tubes with cone-shaped receptacles at ends; one, with a silver metal screw on bottom marked for mercury, the larger r…
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Accession Number
010020416 a-d
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Equipment
Dental Materials
Weights and Measures
MM= Dental Restoration, Permanent -- alloy/amalgam
Description
Black plastic dental amalgam scale; rounded triangular base (a) with three rounded feet with three graduated sizes of silver metal rods and raised silver metal disc; scale (b), long tubes with cone-shaped receptacles at ends; one, with a silver metal screw on bottom marked for mercury, the larger receptacle marked for alloy; adjustable silver metal bolt attached to each via square loop, with long pins coming down; pins rest on pair of metal rods stands on base as a pivot or balance, with the mercury receptacle over the raised disc; black plastic cone-shaped funnel (c); single sided paper instruction sheet (d) included.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - base - Size: Length 11.7 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 4.4 cm
b - balance - Size: Length 15.0 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
c - funnel - Size: Depth 2.6 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
d - instructions - Size: Length 27.5 cm x Width 21.3 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Crescent Dental Mfg. Co.
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1970
circa 1940-1970
Date Remarks
Based on design
Material
metal: silver
plastic: black
paper: tan
ink: black
Inscriptions
Embossed on base: "SILVERLOY // PROPORTION // SCALE // CRESCENT DENTAL MFG. CO. CHICAGO, U. S. A."; engraved on balance: "MERCURY // ALLOY // CRESCENT"
Permanent Location
(a-c) Storage Room 0010
0010-B
(d) Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 22
Condition Remarks
Metal balance on (b) slightly tarnished; edges of funnel (e) chipped
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. Mark Trepanier from Farnham, Quebec; this scale was used to measure out the correct proportions of mercury and metal alloy, which together make up dental amalgam, used to fill cavities
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dental articulating paper

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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
010020524
Description
Articulating paper sample pack is held inside an orange booklet with two staples along the spine; articulating paper is covered in a dark blue wax-like ink; each sheet is separated by a thin piece of light brown tissue paper; booklet has the product information on the front and company information …
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Accession Number
010020524
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dentistry
Dental Materials
Dental Restoration, Permanent
Description
Articulating paper sample pack is held inside an orange booklet with two staples along the spine; articulating paper is covered in a dark blue wax-like ink; each sheet is separated by a thin piece of light brown tissue paper; booklet has the product information on the front and company information on the back, both are printed in black ink; medical supply company name is stamped on the front of the booklet in black ink.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Esquire Mfg. Co.
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Date Remarks
Based on donor's remarks
Material
paper: brown, orange
ink: blue, black
Inscriptions
Printed on the front of booklet: "SUPER-SENSITIVE // "ONE-BITE" TAB // ARTICULATING PAPER // LEAVES ITS MARK // IN "ONE-BITE" WET OR DRY // Full Denture Thin"; printed on the back of booklet: "Your patient registers with one-bite the // status of occlusion. Distortions due to // old method of paper chewing is elim- // inated by our special "One-Bite" formula. // ESQUIRE MFG. CO."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 23
Dimension Notes
Length 7.1cm x Width 8.5 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
Condition Remarks
There is staining present around the staples holding the booklet together; the front cover has torn and is detaching at the staples
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Bausch" website; CD #4
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; articulating paper is used to leave marks indicating all occlusal contacts.
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dental cotton dispenser

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13185
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020096 a-b
Description
Cylindrical dental cotton dispenser (a); white glass base; yellow plastic siding with decorative cut-outs around; above siding is clear glass siding; metal screw goes from base through dispenser to yellow plastic top; two pieces of yellow plastic separating dispenser into four sections; yellow top …
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Accession Number
010020096 a-b
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Materials
Dental Equipment
Dentistry, Operative -- instrumentation
Description
Cylindrical dental cotton dispenser (a); white glass base; yellow plastic siding with decorative cut-outs around; above siding is clear glass siding; metal screw goes from base through dispenser to yellow plastic top; two pieces of yellow plastic separating dispenser into four sections; yellow top has four cut-out sections corresponding to four sections in the dispenser; green plastic knob on top; shallow cone-shaped green plastic cap (b) fits on top; cotton balls of various sizes visible inside dispenser
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - container - Size: Length 13.4 cm x Diam. 8.8 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 2.3 cm x Diam. 7.9 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Richmond Dental Company
Site Made (City)
Charlotte
Site Made (State)
North Carolina
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Material
glass: clear, white
plastic: yellow, green
fabric: white
metal: silver, brown
Inscriptions
(a) Embossed on bottom of glass: "RICHMOND DENTAL COTTON COMPANY // CHARLOTTE. N. C. U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
Plastic has dark spots, white marks, slightly out of shape at decorative cut-outs at bottom
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Richmond Dental" website
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; the Richmond Dental Company was founded in 1895 and specializes in single-use dental items like cotton, sponges and masks
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Dates
1920
1960
circa 1920-1960
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020162 a-b
Description
Cylindrical clear glass bottle filled with white cotton balls; bottle (a) is ridged around bottom edge, tapers inward at neck, round opening at top; glass stopper (b) with flat, circular top with decorative indented circles around edge; bottom of stopper covered in translucent white plastic for an …
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Accession Number
010020162 a-b
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Materials
Dentistry, Operative -- instrumentation
Description
Cylindrical clear glass bottle filled with white cotton balls; bottle (a) is ridged around bottom edge, tapers inward at neck, round opening at top; glass stopper (b) with flat, circular top with decorative indented circles around edge; bottom of stopper covered in translucent white plastic for an air-tight seal
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 8.4 cm x Diam. 3.8 cm
b - stopper - Size: Length 3.3 cm x Diam. 3.1 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Dates
1920
1960
circa 1920-1960
Date Remarks
Based on similar item
Material
glass: clear
fabric: white
plastic: white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-9 Row E
Condition Remarks
Glass, cotton balls are intact
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
010020252
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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Crescent dental silver

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Dates
1940
1970
circa 1940-1970
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020163 a-b
Description
Cylindrical clear glass bottle containing powdered silver; bottle (a) tapers inward at neck, round opening at top; yellow crescent-shaped label at front in middle printed with silver ink states manufacturing company; black plastic twist cap (b) is round with ridges around the edge; smaller black cy…
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Accession Number
010020163 a-b
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Materials
Description
Cylindrical clear glass bottle containing powdered silver; bottle (a) tapers inward at neck, round opening at top; yellow crescent-shaped label at front in middle printed with silver ink states manufacturing company; black plastic twist cap (b) is round with ridges around the edge; smaller black cylinder, also with ridges around edge, on top; bottle is approximately half full.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 3.1 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 2.4 cm x Diam. 3.2 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Crescent Dental Mfg. Co.
Site Made (City)
Lyons
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1970
circa 1940-1970
Date Remarks
Based on design
Material
glass: clear
plastic: black
metal: silver
paper: yellow
ink: silver
Inscriptions
(a) Printed on front: "CRESCENT DENTAL // MFG. CO. // TRADE MARK"; embossed on bottom: "3-5"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-7
Condition Remarks
Paper label slightly faded
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"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; dental silver is used in the creation of amalgam fillings, which consist of 40-50% liquid mercury mixed with one or more metals; amalgams were first used in France in the early 19th century, but the modern 'recipe' was perfected by Dr. G. V. Black in the 1890s in Chicago; the metal usually contains a high percentage of silver (around 70%) and a mix of tin, copper and zinc; high copper amalgams are also available, where the silver content is much lower (as low as 40%) and the copper much more prevalent
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