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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
010020227
Description
Silver metal dental scaler; octagonal handle with engraved concentric circles for grip; smooth flat end; handle tapers, bends at a 45-degree angle; triangular tip has ridges on two sides, smooth on top side.
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Accession Number
010020227
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Periodontal Debridement
Dental Instruments
MM= Dental Prophylaxis -- scaler
Description
Silver metal dental scaler; octagonal handle with engraved concentric circles for grip; smooth flat end; handle tapers, bends at a 45-degree angle; triangular tip has ridges on two sides, smooth on top side.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
American Dental Mfg. Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
1950
circa 1920-1950
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Engraved on handle: "AMERICAN DENTAL MFG. CO. 3"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 14.7 cm x Width 0.7 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Condition Remarks
No tarnish on metal
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
“S.S. White Dental Catalog, Catalog-F”, S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1916, p.6 (similar to model #2)
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
Exhibit History
On exhibit, "Teeth in Time," Case #5, 29 March 2011 - November 2014
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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
010020228
Description
Silver metal dental scaler; octagonal handle with engraved concentric circles for grip; smooth flat end; handle tapers, bends at a 45-degree angle; triangular tip has ridges on two sides, smooth on bottom side.
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Accession Number
010020228
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Periodontal Debridement
Dental Instruments
MM= Dental Prophylaxis -- scaler
Description
Silver metal dental scaler; octagonal handle with engraved concentric circles for grip; smooth flat end; handle tapers, bends at a 45-degree angle; triangular tip has ridges on two sides, smooth on bottom side.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
American Dental Mfg. Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
1950
circa 1920-1950
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Engraved on handle: "AMERICAN DENTAL MFG. CO. 4"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 14.8 cm x Width 0.7 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Tip slightly tarnished
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
“S.S. White Dental Catalog, Catalog-F”, S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1916, p.6 (similar to model #2)
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.
Exhibit History
On exhibit, "Teeth in Time," Case #5, 29 March 2011 - November 2014
Images
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set of dental instruments

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13428
Dates
1930
1960
circa 1930-1960
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020307 a-l
Description
Silver metal instruments with instrument roll; rectangular red felt roll (a) with black fabric tie at side; fifteen cylindrical pockets sewn at bottom to hold instruments; instruments with octagonal handles with engraved concentric circles for grip; double-end excavator (b) with flat rectangular ti…
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Accession Number
010020307 a-l
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Instruments
MM= Dental Prophylaxis -- scaler
Description
Silver metal instruments with instrument roll; rectangular red felt roll (a) with black fabric tie at side; fifteen cylindrical pockets sewn at bottom to hold instruments; instruments with octagonal handles with engraved concentric circles for grip; double-end excavator (b) with flat rectangular tips at a slight angle; smooth handle tapers at both ends; double-end chisel (c) with flat, rectangular tips; smooth handle tapers at both ends; double-end excavator (d) with flat, rectangular tips at a slight angle; smooth handle tapers at both ends; excavator (e) with pointed tip at a 90-degree angle; excavator (f) with flat, rectangular tip at a slight angle; double-end excavator (g) with flat, rectangular tips at a slight angle; smooth handle tapers at both ends; (a-g) made by American Dental Mfg. Co.; two Clev-Dent scalers (h, i) with curving tips; double-end Star-Dent chisel (j) with flat, rectangular tips at a slight angle; smooth handle tapers at both ends; explorer (k) with curving, pointed tip; Bisco chisel (l) with flat, rectangular tip at a slight curve
Number Of Parts
12
Part Names
a - roll - Size: Length 24.0 cm x Width 21.3 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
b - excavator - Size: Length 16.8 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
c - chisel - Size: Length 17.3 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
d - excavator - Size: Length 16.7 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
e - excavator - Size: Length 14.9 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
f - excavator - Size: Length 15.4 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
g - excavator - Size: Length 16.8 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
h - scaler - Size: Length 16.1 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
i - scaler - Size: Length 16.1 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
j - chisel - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
k - explorer - Size: Length 15.5 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
l - chisel - Size: Length 15.0 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1960
circa 1930-1960
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
fabric: red, black
Inscriptions
(b) Engraved on handle: "AMERICAN DENTAL MFG. CO. 9 80 4 8 34 35"; (c) engraved on handle: "AMERICAN DENTAL MFG. CO. 15 20 16 19"; (d) engraved on handle: "AMERICAN DENTAL MFG. CO. 7 80 2 1/2 9 32 33"; (e) engraved on handle: "AMERICAN DENTAL MFG. CO. 3-2-28 1"; (f) engraved on handle: "AMERICAN DENTAL MFG. CO. 10 4 8 4"; (g) engraved on handle: "AMERICAN DENTAL MFG. CO. 12 80 5 8 36 3"; (h) engraved on handle: "CLEV-DENT 8 R.GOOD SCALER"; (i) engraved on handle: "CLEV-DENT 8 R.GOOD SCALER"; (j) engraved on handle: "MADE BY STAR DENT IN UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 15 15 3 2 2 5"; (k) engraved on handle: "MADE IN USA IVORY ML COL CUR 2L"; hand-etched into handle: "Ralph Garnet"; (l) engraved on handle: "MADE IN U.S.A. BISCO 18 9 6 210"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
Black sticky substance on (j); fabric roll (a) is curved
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
“S.S. White Dental Catalog, Catalog-F”, S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1916, p.14-19
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
Images
Less detail

set of dental instruments

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13429
Dates
1930
1960
circa 1930-1960
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020308 a-y
Description
Silver metal instruments with instrument roll; rectangular red felt roll (a) with black fabric tie at side; 36 cylindrical pockets sewn at bottom to hold instruments; instruments with octagonal handles with engraved concentric circles for grip; S.S. White double-end plastic-filling instrument (b) w…
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Accession Number
010020308 a-y
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Instruments
MM= Dental Prophylaxis -- scaler
Description
Silver metal instruments with instrument roll; rectangular red felt roll (a) with black fabric tie at side; 36 cylindrical pockets sewn at bottom to hold instruments; instruments with octagonal handles with engraved concentric circles for grip; S.S. White double-end plastic-filling instrument (b) with one oval tip, one circular tip, both at a slight angle; S.S. White plastic-filling instrument (c) with oval tip at an angle; American Dental Mfg. Co. excavator (d) with flat, rectangular tip at a slight angle; ADMC double-end excavator (e) with curved rectangular tips; ADMC excavator (f) with flat, rectangular tip at a slight angle; ADMC double-end excavator (g) with flat, rectangular tips at an angle; Clev-Dent scaler (h) with curving oval tip; Clev-Dent spatula (i) with flat, tapering rounded end; Suter double-end excavator (j) with flat, rectangular tips at a slight angle; Suter excavator (k) with flat, rectangular tip at a 90-degree angle; Suter excavator (l) with flat, rectangular tip at a slight angle; Miltex double-end spatula (m) with flat, oval ends; Star-Dent double-end excavator (n) with curving, flat oval tips; Claudius Ash spatula (o) with rectangular flat end; Udimcolite excavator (p) with flat, rectangular tip at a slight angle; Premier double-end plastic-filling instrument (q) with one circular tip, one cone-shaped tip; spatula (r) with red rubber handle, flat oval end; white and grey plastic Premier double-end excavator (s) with pointed, angled ends; three R & R Co. cone-socket point handles (t, u, v) with cone-shaped tips screwed onto ends (w, x, y)
Number Of Parts
25
Part Names
a - roll - Size: Length 37.5 cm x Width 22.0 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
b - plastic-filling instrument - Size: Length 17.8 cm x Width 0.9 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
c - plastic-filling instrument - Size: Length 15.0 cm x Width 0.9 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
d - excavator - Size: Length 15.0 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
e - excavator - Size: Length 16.1 cm x Width 0.8 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
f - excavator - Size: Length 15.0 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
g - excavator - Size: Length 16.4 cm x Width 1.5 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
h - scaler - Size: Length 15.9 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
i - spatula - Size: Length 15.3 cm x Width 0.6 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
j - excavator - Size: Length 16.7 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
k - excavator - Size: Length 14.6 cm x Width 0.8 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
l - excavator - Size: Length 15.1 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
m - spatula - Size: Length 18.1 cm x Width 0.7 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
n - excavator - Size: Length 16.6 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
o - spatula - Size: Length 15.3 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
p - excavator - Size: Length 15.1 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
q - plastic-filling instrument - Size: Length 16.3 cm x Width 0.9 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
r - spatula - Size: Length 14.3 cm x Width 0.8 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
s - excavator - Size: Length 16.9 cm x Width 1.4 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
t - handle - Size: Length 13.2 cm x Diam. 0.7 cm
u - handle - Size: Length 13.2 cm x Diam. 0.7 cm
v - handle - Size: Length 13.2 cm x Diam. 0.7 cm
w - point - Size: Length 1.5 cm x Diam. 0.6 cm
x - point - Size: Length 1.5 cm x Diam. 0.6 cm
y - point - Size: Length 1.5 cm x Diam. 0.6 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1960
circa 1930-1960
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
fabric: red, black
plastic: white, grey, red
Inscriptions
(b) Engraved on handle: "MADE BY S.S. WHTE IN UNITED STATES OF AMERICA SSW WDS TARNO 3"; (c) engraved on handle: "SSW 23"; (d) engraved on handle: "AMERICAN DENTAL MFG. CO. 10 4 8 4"; (e) engraved on handle: "AMERICAN DENTAL MFG. CO. 10 80 7 14 28"; (f) engraved on handle: "AMERICAN DENTAL MFG. CO. 6 1/2 2 1/2 9 3"; (g) engraved on handle: "AMERICAN DENTAL MFG. CO. 10 7 14 8 9"; (h) engraved on handle: "CLEV-DENT 3 R.GOOD SCALER"; (i) engraved on handle: "CLEV-DENT 5 Stainless"; (j) engraved on handle: "SUTER DENT.CHICO.CAL. 7 80 2 1/2 9 FERRIER 34 35"; (k) engraved on handle: "O. SUTER DENT. MFG. CO. 18 10 16 FERRIER 41"; (l) engraved on handle: "SUTER DENT.CHICO.CAL. 14 6 8 FERRIER 20"; (m) engraved on handle: "Miltex GERMANY STAINLESS 7"; (n) engraved on handle: "ADE BY STAR DENT IN UNITED STATES OF AMERICA STARLIT 9 E EXC"; (o) engraved on handle: "PT 322 ASH ENGLAND Lustra"; (p) engraved on handle: "MADE IN UNITED STATES OF AMERICA ; UDIMCOLITE
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
Fabric roll (a) is curved; metal is slightly dulled; (j) and (k) have red rubber elastics around handles
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
“S.S. White Dental Catalog, Catalog-F”, S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1916, p.15, 19, 45, 48
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; most of these instruments are American, except for the Ash spatula, which is from England, and the Miltex spatula, which was made in Germany
Exhibit History
(b-y) On exhibit, "Teeth in Time," Case #6, 29 March 2011 - November 2014
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