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dental articulator

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13494
Dates
1870
1900
circa 1870-1900
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020373
Description
Brown metal dental articulator consists of two parallel flat, oval, hollow pieces of metal divided into two sections each; bottom piece, lying flat on the ground, is attached to a perpendicular cylindrical handle; top piece is hinged onto top of handle; screw in middle adjusts angle of top piece re…
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Accession Number
010020373
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Impression Technic
Dental Articulators
Denture, Complete
Dental Instruments
Description
Brown metal dental articulator consists of two parallel flat, oval, hollow pieces of metal divided into two sections each; bottom piece, lying flat on the ground, is attached to a perpendicular cylindrical handle; top piece is hinged onto top of handle; screw in middle adjusts angle of top piece relative to bottom piece
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Buffalo Dental Mfg. Co.
Site Made (City)
Buffalo
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1870
1900
circa 1870-1900
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: brown
Inscriptions
Engraved at top: "B.D.M.CO BUFFALO N.Y.U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 8.0 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 3.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Plaster remnants all over articulator; metal tarnished
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Jill Burbank; "A Catalogue of Artificial Teeth, Dental Materials...", Claudius Ash & Sons, 1880, p. 231 (similar to #77); "George Burwell Snow Obituary", Dominion Dental Journal, Vol. 35, No. 4, 1923, p. 156-157
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 Jill Burbank, wife of Dr. Erwin C. Burbank, from Victoria, British Columbia; Dr. Burbank practiced dentistry in Montreal with his brother, Dr. Alton W. Burbank; Alton Burbank took over the practice of Dr. Stevenson, who graduated in the 1880s and was elected the first president of the Canadian Dental Association in 1902; the Buffalo Dental Mfg. Co. was founded in part by Dr. George Burwell Snow, inventor of the Face-Bow and New Century articulator; he was president of the company off and on between 1869 and 1901, when he formed the Snow Dental Co.
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dental articulator

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13495
Dates
1850
1900
circa 1850-1900
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020374
Description
Brown metal dental articulator consists of two parallel flat, triangular pieces of metal; triangles curve upward and downward, respectively, and meet, hinged, in the middle; large screw goes through hole in top piece, touches down on bottom piece
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Accession Number
010020374
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Impression Technic
Dental Articulators
Denture, Complete
Dental Instruments
Description
Brown metal dental articulator consists of two parallel flat, triangular pieces of metal; triangles curve upward and downward, respectively, and meet, hinged, in the middle; large screw goes through hole in top piece, touches down on bottom piece
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Dates
1850
1900
circa 1850-1900
Date Remarks
Based on design
Material
metal: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 16.5 cm x Width 13.0 cm x Depth 7.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Plaster remnants on articulator; metal is rusty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"ASDA" 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; this item was donated by Dr. Ralph Crawford from Winnipeg, Manitoba; he describes this as an original "barn door hinge" articulator, because the top section can bend back at a 90-degree angle; this type of articulator became popular by 1840 because they were inexpensive and easy to use
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dental burnisher

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13173
Dates
1850
1900
circa 1850-1900
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020084
Description
Dental burnisher; rounded octagonal white ivory handle; piece of silver metal between handle and brown metal end; metal section consists of octagonal base with angled round oval tip
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Accession Number
010020084
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Instruments
MM= Dentistry, Operative -- burnisher
Description
Dental burnisher; rounded octagonal white ivory handle; piece of silver metal between handle and brown metal end; metal section consists of octagonal base with angled round oval tip
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co.
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1850
1900
circa 1850-1900
Date Remarks
Based on similar artefacts
Material
ivory: white
metal: brown, silver
Inscriptions
Engraved on handle: "S.S. WHITE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 12.7 cm x Width 2.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Ivory is darkened, with long crack running length of handle; metal end is heavily tarnished with rust in the middle
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Catalogue of Surgical Instruments & Appliances", Down Bros. Ltd., 1906, p. 951 (similar to model# 4164-O); "S.S. White Technologies" 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 S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co. first began as a tooth factory in 1844; burnishers were used to smooth out fillings after being placed in the cavity
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dental burnisher

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13179
Dates
1840
1890
circa 1840-1890
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020090
Description
Dental burnisher; octagonal white ivory handle; piece of brown metal between handle and silver metal end; octagonal metal end tapers to two branches, one curved and one with a rounded tip
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Accession Number
010020090
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Instruments
MM= Dentistry, Operative -- burnisher
Description
Dental burnisher; octagonal white ivory handle; piece of brown metal between handle and silver metal end; octagonal metal end tapers to two branches, one curved and one with a rounded tip
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Dates
1840
1890
circa 1840-1890
Date Remarks
Based on similar artefacts
Material
ivory: white
metal: silver, brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 14.6 cm x Width 1.5 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Ivory darkened; 2.5 cm crack along handle; brown metal slightly tarnished
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Catalogue of Surgical Instruments & Appliances", Down Bros. Ltd., 1906, p. 950 (similar to model# 4161-I); "A Catalogue of Surgeon's Instruments", S. Maw and Sons, 1866, p. 149 (similar to fig. 18)
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; dental burnishers were used to smooth fillings after being placed in a cavity
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dental elevator

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5906
Dates
1700
1899
circa 1700-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
1969.281.1
Description
Sharp-pointed, spear-shaped instrument with ivory handle; Note: item is missing.
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Accession Number
1969.281.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Instruments
Dentistry
MM= Tooth extraction -- elevator
Description
Sharp-pointed, spear-shaped instrument with ivory handle; Note: item is missing.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1700
1899
circa 1700-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "18c.-19c."
Material
metal: grey
ivory: yellowish
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-2
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Dimension Notes
Length 16.2 cm x Width 0.8 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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dental excavator

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13174
Dates
1840
1890
circa 1840-1890
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020085
Description
Dental excavator; octagonal white ivory handle; piece of brown metal between handle and silver metal end; metal end tapers to perpendicular rectangular tip
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Accession Number
010020085
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Caries
Dental Instruments
MM= Dentistry, Operative -- excavator
Description
Dental excavator; octagonal white ivory handle; piece of brown metal between handle and silver metal end; metal end tapers to perpendicular rectangular tip
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Dates
1840
1890
circa 1840-1890
Date Remarks
Based on similar artefacts
Material
ivory: white
metal: silver, brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 14.3 cm x Width 1.5 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Ivory is darkened; 2 cm crack along handle
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Catalogue of Surgical Instruments & Appliances", Down Bros. Ltd., 1906, p. 948 (similar to model# 4142-I)
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; dental excavators are used to remove decay from teeth prior to filling cavities.
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dental excavator

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13175
Dates
1840
1890
circa 1840-1890
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020086
Description
Dental excavator; octagonal white ivory handle tapers to silver metal end with angled, curved oval tip
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Accession Number
010020086
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Caries
Dental Instruments
MM= Dentistry, Operative -- excavator
Description
Dental excavator; octagonal white ivory handle tapers to silver metal end with angled, curved oval tip
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Dates
1840
1890
circa 1840-1890
Date Remarks
Based on similar artefacts
Material
ivory: white
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 13.4 cm x Width 0.8 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Ivory is darkened; cracks along handle
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Catalogue of Surgical Instruments & Appliances", Down Bros. Ltd., 1906, p. 951 (similar to model# 4164-Q)
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; dental excavators are used to remove decay from teeth prior to filling cavities
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dental instrument

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13176
Dates
1840
1890
circa 1840-1890
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020087
Description
Dental instrument; octagonal white ivory handle with round bulbous end attached via silver metal screw at centre; decorative etching around end; handle tapers to silver metal end with round opening at tip
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Accession Number
010020087
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Instruments
Description
Dental instrument; octagonal white ivory handle with round bulbous end attached via silver metal screw at centre; decorative etching around end; handle tapers to silver metal end with round opening at tip
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Dates
1840
1890
circa 1840-1890
Date Remarks
Based on similar artefacts
Material
ivory: white
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 12.5 cm x Width 2.3 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Ivory is darkened; crack along bulbous end; 2.5 cm crack near metal end; 2 cm crack near ivory end
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 instrument may have been used as a handle with interchangeable ends for a variety of jobs
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dental laboratory clamp

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13466
Dates
1860
1900
circa 1860-1900
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020345 a-c
Description
Clamp from a dental laboratory (a); round cylindrical wooden handle with bulbous end; brown metal handle with curved arms coming out from middle; hollow rectangle at end with screw going in at one side; two brown metal rectangular panels; one with two raised edges (b) and one with one raised edge (…
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Accession Number
010020345 a-c
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Equipment
MM= Dental Casting Technic -- clamp
Description
Clamp from a dental laboratory (a); round cylindrical wooden handle with bulbous end; brown metal handle with curved arms coming out from middle; hollow rectangle at end with screw going in at one side; two brown metal rectangular panels; one with two raised edges (b) and one with one raised edge (c); both have one short side which slopes down; panels fit together inside the clamp's hollow rectangle, forming a small space
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - clamp - Size: Length 27.4 cm x Width 8.6 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
b - panel - Size: Length 9.2 cm x Width 3.7 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
c - panel - Size: Length 9.1 cm x Width 3.7 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Dates
1860
1900
circa 1860-1900
Date Remarks
Based on design
Material
wood: brown
metal: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
Wood handle is worn, scratched; some corrosion on metal
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. James Varey from Grandview, Manitoba; while this was listed as a blow torch, it looks like it could perhaps be used to melt metals or other materials inside the panels while being held near a heat source; the material could then be poured out over the sloping sides.
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dental root elevator

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13395
Dates
1870
1910
circa 1870-1910
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020273
Description
Dental screw root elevator; black ebony handle with round, bulbous end that tapers near top; brown cylindrical metal end that tapers to top; cone-shaped screw tip.
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Accession Number
010020273
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
Dental screw root elevator; black ebony handle with round, bulbous end that tapers near top; brown cylindrical metal end that tapers to top; cone-shaped screw tip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co.
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1870
1910
circa 1870-1910
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: brown
wood: black
Inscriptions
Engraved on handle: "SSW // 1"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 12.5 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Metal very tarnished; wood fading to brown near top of handle
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"S.S. White's Dental Catalogue", S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1876, p. 62 (model #1); “S.S. White Dental Catalog, Catalog-D”, S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1916, p.14 (model #0A)
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; while this item is found in an S.S. White catalogue from 1876, the same item is also found in their 1916 catalogue, complete with ebony handle, and it is described as being a "very old form"; two all-metal versions also existed at this time; this item would be used for the removal of hollow anterior roots that would be crushed by forceps; it is used by screwing the point slightly into the root and applying traction
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