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Dates
1830
1870
1830-1870
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
1972.5.4 a-c
Description
Dental syringe (a) with S-shaped handle on plunger; all metal; opens to receive a vial of medicine by withdrawing plunger fully (spring-loaded at maximum extension) and bending at hinge; syringe tips (b,c) are slightly curved at ends; very fine apertures; do not fit syringe (missing adaptor?).
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Accession Number
1972.5.4 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Anesthesia, Dental -- instrumentation
Dental Instruments
Dentistry
MM= Injections -- hypodermic syringe
Description
Dental syringe (a) with S-shaped handle on plunger; all metal; opens to receive a vial of medicine by withdrawing plunger fully (spring-loaded at maximum extension) and bending at hinge; syringe tips (b,c) are slightly curved at ends; very fine apertures; do not fit syringe (missing adaptor?).
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - syringe - Size: Length 13.0 cm x Width 5.0 cm
b - syringe tip - Size: Length 9.25 cm
c - syringe tip - Size: Length 9.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. H.A.S. Vokes of Toronto.
Maker
B-D (b,c)
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1830
1870
1830-1870
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 20c."
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"MADE IN U.S.A." on (a); (b) has, "B-D GOLD LUER-LOK PAT. S1793068"; (c) has, "B-D GOLD LUER-LOK PAT. PEND'G"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-2
Temporary Location
MHC 2017 Public Program: Seniors Program - Say Cheese: History of Dentures and Dental Health, July 2017
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Images
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