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dental elevator

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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.
  1 image  
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
Images
Less detail
Dates
1900
1910
circa 1900-1910
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020507
Description
Dental elevator with dark brown turned wooden handle with a bulbous end; handle is attached to a silver metal shaft which is also turned; shaft bends slightly to one side towards the end to form a scooped tip.
  2 images  
Accession Number
010020507
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Instruments
Dentistry
MM= Tooth extraction -- elevator
Description
Dental elevator with dark brown turned wooden handle with a bulbous end; handle is attached to a silver metal shaft which is also turned; shaft bends slightly to one side towards the end to form a scooped tip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Dates
1900
1910
circa 1900-1910
Date Remarks
Date based on donor's remarks
Material
metal: silver
wood: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 14.5 cm x Width 2.4 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Shows signs of use; metal is tarnished; wooden handle is cracked in a number of places.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"The American Heritage Medical Dictionary" 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; an elevator was used by dentists to remove teeth or parts of teeth that could not be gripped by using a pair of forceps, or it could be used to loosen teeth and roots before using forceps
Images
Less detail
Dates
1900
1910
circa 1900-1910
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020508
Description
Dental elevator with a light brown coloured wooden turned handle that is bulbous at one end and tapers towards the shaft; the shaft tapers and bends to one side towards the tip at a near ninety degree angle; tip has a scooped edge.
  3 images  
Accession Number
010020508
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Instruments
Dentistry
MM= Tooth extraction -- elevator
Description
Dental elevator with a light brown coloured wooden turned handle that is bulbous at one end and tapers towards the shaft; the shaft tapers and bends to one side towards the tip at a near ninety degree angle; tip has a scooped edge.
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
1900
1910
circa 1900-1910
Date Remarks
Date based on donor remarks
Material
metal: silver
wood: beige, black
Inscriptions
Engraved on shaft: "SSW // 8"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 12.7 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Handle shows signs of wear and has cracks in it at the top; there are black marks on the handle.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"The American Heritage Medical Dictionary" website; "S.S. White Dental Catalog, Catalog-D," S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1916, p. 15 (similar to model #13A); 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; an elevator was used by dentists to remove teeth or parts of teeth that could not be gripped by using a pair of forceps, or it could be used to loosen teeth and roots before using forceps; the S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co. first began as a tooth factory in 1844
Images
Less detail
Dates
1900
1910
circa 1900-1910
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020509
Description
Dental elevator with wooden turned handle that is painted beige with a black strip at the base where it tapers and meets the metal shaft; the metal shaft tapers and bends to one side forming an L and comes to a point; decorative cris-crosses are carved in the handle just above the black strip.
  3 images  
Accession Number
010020509
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Instruments
Dentistry
MM= Tooth extraction -- elevator
Description
Dental elevator with wooden turned handle that is painted beige with a black strip at the base where it tapers and meets the metal shaft; the metal shaft tapers and bends to one side forming an L and comes to a point; decorative cris-crosses are carved in the handle just above the black strip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Dates
1900
1910
circa 1900-1910
Date Remarks
Date based on donor's remarks
Material
wood: beige, black
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Carved on the wooden handle: "C. C. Nash D. D. S."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 12.5 cm x Width 2.4 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Handle shows signs of wear; metal is tarnished
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"The American Heritage Medical Dictionary" 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; an elevator was used by dentists to remove teeth or parts of teeth that could not be gripped by using a pair of forceps, or it could be used to loosen teeth and roots before using forceps
Images
Less detail
Dates
1900
1910
circa 1900-1910
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020510
Description
Dental elevator with a light brown wooden handle that tapers towards a metal shaft; the metal shaft tapers and bends to one side forming an L and is rounded at the tip.
  3 images  
Accession Number
010020510
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Instruments
Dentistry
MM= Tooth extraction -- elevator
Description
Dental elevator with a light brown wooden handle that tapers towards a metal shaft; the metal shaft tapers and bends to one side forming an L and is rounded at the 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
1900
1910
circa 1900-1910
Date Remarks
Date based on donor's remarks
Material
metal: silver
wood: grey
Inscriptions
Engraved on shaft: "SSW // 20"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 16.2 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Handle shows signs of wear and is cracked at the top; metal is tarnished.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"The American Heritage Medical Dictionary" website; "S.S. White Dental Catalog, Catalog-D," S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1916, p. 15 (similar to model #20A); 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; an elevator was used by dentists to remove teeth or parts of teeth that could not be gripped by using a pair of forceps, or it could be used to loosen teeth and roots before using forceps
Images
Less detail
Dates
1900
1910
circa 1900-1910
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020511
Description
Dental elevator with light brown wooden turned handle that tapers towards a silver metal shaft; the shaft tapers and bends towards the proper right side forming an L and comes to a square point.
  3 images  
Accession Number
010020511
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Instruments
Dentistry
MM= Tooth extraction -- elevator
Description
Dental elevator with light brown wooden turned handle that tapers towards a silver metal shaft; the shaft tapers and bends towards the proper right side forming an L and comes to a square point.
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
1900
1910
circa 1900-1910
Date Remarks
Date based on donor's remarks
Material
wood: brown
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Engraved on the shaft: "SSW // 21"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 16.2 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Handle shows signs of wear; metal is tarnished; metal band is missing where the wood handle joins the shaft.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"The American Heritage Medical Dictionary" website; "S.S. White Dental Catalog, Catalog-D," S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1916, p. 15 (similar to model #20A); 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; an elevator was used by dentist to remove teeth or parts of teeth that could not be gripped by a forceps, or it could be used to loosen teeth and roots before using a forceps; the S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co. first began as a tooth factory in 1844
Images
Less detail
Dates
1970
1980
circa 1970-1980
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020620
Description
Silver metallic cylindrical instrument; slightly conical dental elevator tip attached to universal handle with black plastic sphere at end; both bottom sphere and tip are detachable; spherical knob in track at centre of instrument appears to be used for adjusting tip
  5 images  
Accession Number
010020620
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Instruments
Dentistry
MM= Tooth extraction -- elevator
Description
Silver metallic cylindrical instrument; slightly conical dental elevator tip attached to universal handle with black plastic sphere at end; both bottom sphere and tip are detachable; spherical knob in track at centre of instrument appears to be used for adjusting tip
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa).
Dates
1970
1980
circa 1970-1980
Date Remarks
Date based on similar objects
Material
metal: silver
plastic: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 17.5 cm x Diam 2.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Very minor wear
Copy Type
Original
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

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