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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020282
Description
Silver metal tooth forceps; two curving handles, with rounded ends and cross-pattern etching in the middle for grip; handles are hinged together at top; tips curve slightly in the opposite direction from the handle; tips have matching rounded ends with slight depressions on the inside
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Accession Number
010020282
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Instruments
Dentistry
MM= Tooth Extraction -- forceps
Description
Silver metal tooth forceps; two curving handles, with rounded ends and cross-pattern etching in the middle for grip; handles are hinged together at top; tips curve slightly in the opposite direction from the handle; tips have matching rounded ends with slight depressions on the inside
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Cleveland Dental Mfg. Co. (Clev-Dent)
Site Made (City)
Cleveland
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Date Remarks
Based on company history
Material
metal: silver, red
Inscriptions
Engraved near top: "CLEV-DENT // 150A"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 16.5 cm Width 3.6 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Metal extremely rusty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
“S.S. White Dental Catalog, Catalog-D”, S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1916, p. 6 (similar to model #150); "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; these are Dr. M. H. Cryer's No. 150 universal forceps; they are described as absolutely universal, and can be used to take out any root or tooth in the upper jaw, and most in the lower jaw, excluding large molars; they are especially good for impacted teeth
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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020284
Description
Silver metal tooth forceps; two curving handles, with ends that flare out and cross-pattern etching in the middle for grip; handles are hinged together at top; tips curve slightly upward; tips have matching rounded ends with slight depressions on the inside
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Accession Number
010020284
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Instruments
Dentistry
MM= Tooth Extraction -- forceps
Description
Silver metal tooth forceps; two curving handles, with ends that flare out and cross-pattern etching in the middle for grip; handles are hinged together at top; tips curve slightly upward; tips have matching rounded ends with slight depressions on the inside
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Cleveland Dental Mfg. Co. (Clev-Dent)
Site Made (City)
Cleveland
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Date Remarks
Based on company history
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Engraved near top: "CLEV-DENT // 14 // NEVIUS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 17.5 cm Width 4.7 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Metal very rusty at hinge; slight rust marks in grip
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
“S.S. White Dental Catalog, Catalog-D”, S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1916, p. 4 (similar to model #85); "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; these forceps are likely for lower molars and bicuspids; the sharp edges and thin points avoid lacerations in forcing between the gum and the root
Images
Less detail