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Dates
1810
1870
circa 1810-1870
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020420 a-q
Description
String of human teeth on a wire; premolar (a); canine (b); incisor with section cut off (c); incisor with section cut off (d); central incisor (e); central incisor (f); premolar with section cut off (g); premolar (h); premolar with section cut off (i); premolar with section cut off (j); incisor wit…
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Accession Number
010020420 a-q
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Denture, Partial
Tooth
Description
String of human teeth on a wire; premolar (a); canine (b); incisor with section cut off (c); incisor with section cut off (d); central incisor (e); central incisor (f); premolar with section cut off (g); premolar (h); premolar with section cut off (i); premolar with section cut off (j); incisor with section cut off (k); incisor (l); incisor with section cut off (m); incisor (n); canine with section cut off (o); premolar (p); wire (q)
Number Of Parts
17
Part Names
a - premolar - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 0.8 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
b - canine - Size: Length 2.9 cm x Width 0.7 cm x Depth .5 cm
c - incisor with section cut off - Size: Length 2.4 cm x Width 0.6 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
d - incisor with section cut off - Size: Length 2.1 cm x Width 0.5 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
e - central incisor - Size: Length 2.3 cm x Width 0.5 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
f - central incisor - Size: Length 2.4 cm x Width 0.6 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
g - premolar with section cut off - Size: Length 2.3 cm x Width 0.8 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
h - premolar - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 0.5 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
i - premolar with section cut off - Size: Length 2.0 cm x Width 0.7 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
j - premolar with section cut off - Size: Length 2.5 cm x Width 0.7 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
k - incisor with section cut off - Size: Length 2.3 cm x Width 0.6 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
l - incisor - Size: Length 2.3 cm x Width 0.8 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
m - incisor with section cut off - Size: Length 2.3 cm x Width 0.7 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
n - incisor - Size: Length 2.5 cm x Width 0.6 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
o - canine with section cut off - Size: Length 3.0 cm x Width 0.8 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
p - premolar - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 0.8 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
q - wire - Size: Length 4.7 cm x Width 0.1 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund (DCF); previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1810
1870
circa 1810-1870
Date Remarks
Date based on research
Material
tooth enamel: cream, brown
metal: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Temporary Location
On display “Toothless: A History of Dentures” at the Museum of Healthcare; 27 Oct 2015
Condition Remarks
There is discolouration on the root end of the teeth where they touch the metal wire turning the enamel a grayish black; the teeth that have sections cut off (c,d,g,i,j,k,m,o,) have fragile areas where remaining sections could break off if mishandled; the teeth have a brownish disclouration from age and wear
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Tragula, Trin. “Waterloo Teeth: A History of Dentures” BBC – H2G2. Accessed July 7, 2011. http://www.bbc.uk/dna/h2g2/A5103271; “Waterloo teeth” British Dental Association. Accessed June 3, 2011 http://www.bda.org/museum/collections/teeth-and-dentures/waterloo-teeth.aspx; Dr. Ralph Crawford; CD #2
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; teeth may have been used to make dentures; also referred to as "Waterloo teeth"; the dates listed for the teeth are five years before the Napoleonic War and five years after the American civil war; before this time dentures with human teeth were too expensive as good quality human teeth were hard to come by; the wars created an excess of human teeth available to the market and thus made the option of using human teeth in dentures more common; after this time the use of porcelain teeth in dentures was more common
Exhibit History
On display: "Teeth in Time", Main level, Rm 1009, Museum of Health Care, April 12, 2011-November 2014
Images
Less detail
Dates
1810
1870
circa 1810-1870
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020421 a-g
Description
A string of human teeth including six cental incisors (a-f); holes drilled though the root; strung on a metal wire (g)
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Accession Number
010020421 a-g
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Denture, Partial
Tooth
Description
A string of human teeth including six cental incisors (a-f); holes drilled though the root; strung on a metal wire (g)
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - central incisor - Size: Length 2.3 cm x Width 0.7 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
b - central incisor - Size: Length 2.4 cm x Width 0.7 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
c - central incisor - Size: Length 1.8 cm x Width 0.5 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
d - central incisor - Size: Length 2.2 cm x Width 0.7 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
e - central incisor - Size: Length 2.4 cm x Width 0.7 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
f - central incisor - Size: Length 2.2 cm x Width 0.7 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
g - wire - Size: Length 2.6 cm x Width 0.1 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund (DCF); previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1810
1870
circa 1810-1870
Date Remarks
Date based on research
Material
tooth enamel: cream, brown
metal: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Temporary Location
On display “Toothless: A History of Dentures” at the Museum of Healthcare; 27 Oct 2015
Condition Remarks
central incisor (f) has been cut or broken
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Tragula, Trin. “Waterloo Teeth: A History of Dentures” BBC – H2G2. Accessed July 7, 2011. http://www.bbc.uk/dna/h2g2/A5103271; “Waterloo teeth” British Dental Association. Accessed June 3, 2011 http://www.bda.org/museum/collections/teeth-and-dentures/waterloo-teeth.aspx; Dr. Ralph Crawford; CD #2
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; teeth were used to make dentures; the dates listed for the teeth are five years before the Napoleonic War and five years after the American civil war; before this time dentures with human teeth were too expensive as good quality human teeth were hard to come by; the aforementioned wars created an excess of human teeth available to the market making the option of using human teeth in dentures more common; after this time the use of porcelain teeth in dentures was more common
Exhibit History
On display: "Teeth in Time", Main level, Rm 1009, Museum of Health Care, April 12, 2011-November 2014
Images
Less detail
Dates
1810
1870
circa 1810-1870
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020422 a-g
Description
String of human teeth on a wire; canine (a); lateral incisor (b); central incisor with section cut off (c); central incisor with section cut off (d); lateral incisor (e); canine (f); wire (g)
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Accession Number
010020422 a-g
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Denture, Partial
Tooth
Description
String of human teeth on a wire; canine (a); lateral incisor (b); central incisor with section cut off (c); central incisor with section cut off (d); lateral incisor (e); canine (f); wire (g)
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - canine - Size: Length 2.6 cm x Width 0.8 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
b - lateral incisor - Size: Length 2.1 cm x Width 0.6 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
c - central incisor - Size: Length 2.4 cm x Width 0.7 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
d - central incisor - Size: Length 2.3 cm x Width 0.8 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
e - lateral incisor - Size: Length 2.1 cm x Width 0.6 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
f - canine - Size: Length 2.4 cm x Width 0.8 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
g - wire - Size: Length 2.5 cm x Width 0.1 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund (DCF); previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1810
1870
circa 1810-1870
Date Remarks
Date based on research
Material
tooth enamel: cream
metal: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
There is discolouration on the root end of the teeth where they touch the metal wire turning the enamel a grayish black; the teeth that have sections cut off (b, c) have fragile areas where remaining sections could break off if mishandled; the teeth have a brownish disclouration from age and wear
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Tragula, Trin. “Waterloo Teeth: A History of Dentures” BBC – H2G2. Accessed July 7, 2011. http://www.bbc.uk/dna/h2g2/A5103271; “Waterloo teeth” British Dental Association. Accessed June 3, 2011 http://www.bda.org/museum/collections/teeth-and-dentures/waterloo-teeth.aspx; Dr. Ralph Crawford; CD #2
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; used to make dentures; also referred to as "Waterloo teeth"; the dates listed for the teeth are five years before the Napoleonic War and five years after the American civil war; before this time dentures with human teeth were too expensive as good quality human teeth were hard to come by; the wars created an excess of human teeth available to the market and thus made the option of using human teeth in dentures more common; after this time the use of porcelain teeth in dentures was more common
Exhibit History
On display: "Teeth in Time", Main level, Rm 1009, Museum of Health Care, April 12, 2011-November 2014
Images
Less detail
Dates
1810
1870
circa 1810-1870
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020423 a-h
Description
String of human teeth on a metal wire; premolar (a); canine (b); canine with section cut off (c); central incisor with section cut off (d); central incisor with section cut off (e); laterial incisor (f); central incisor with section cut off (g); wire (h)
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Accession Number
010020423 a-h
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Denture, Partial
Tooth
Description
String of human teeth on a metal wire; premolar (a); canine (b); canine with section cut off (c); central incisor with section cut off (d); central incisor with section cut off (e); laterial incisor (f); central incisor with section cut off (g); wire (h)
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - premolar - Size: Length 1.7 cm x Width 0.9 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
b - canine - Size: Length 2.6 cm x Width 0.9 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
c - canine with section cut off - Size: Length 1.5 cm x Width 0.5 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
d - central incisor with section cut off - Size: Length 2.3 cm x Width 0.8 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
e - central incisor with section cut off - Size: Length 2.1 cm x Width 0.8 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
f - lateral incisor - Size: Length 2.2 cm x Width 0.6 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
g - central incisor with section cut off - Size: Length 2.7 cm x Width 0.9 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
h - wire - Size: Length 3.6 cm x Width 0.1 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund (DCF); previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1810
1870
circa 1810-1870
Date Remarks
Date based on research
Material
tooth enamel: cream, brown
metal: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
There is discolouration on the root end of the teeth where they touch the metal wire turning the enamel a grayish black; the teeth that have sections cut off (c,d,e,g) have fragile areas where remaining sections could break off if mishandled; the teeth have a brownish disclouration from age and wear
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Tragula, Trin. “Waterloo Teeth: A History of Dentures” BBC – H2G2. Accessed July 7, 2011. http://www.bbc.uk/dna/h2g2/A5103271; “Waterloo teeth” British Dental Association. Accessed June 3, 2011 http://www.bda.org/museum/collections/teeth-and-dentures/waterloo-teeth.aspx; CD #2
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; used to make dentures; also referred to as "Waterloo teeth"; the dates listed for the teeth are five years before the Napoleonic War and five years after the American civil war; before this time dentures with human teeth were too expensive as good quality human teeth were hard to come by; the wars created an excess of human teeth available to the market and thus made the option of using human teeth in dentures more common; after this time the use of porcelain teeth in dentures was more common
Exhibit History
On display: "Teeth in Time", Main level, Rm 1009, Museum of Health Care, April 12, 2011-November 2014
Images
Less detail
Dates
1810
1870
circa 1810-1870
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020424 a-g
Description
String of human teeth on a wire; canine (a); lateral incisor with section cut off (b); central incisor with section cut off (c); central incisor (d); lateral incisor with section cut off (e); canine (f); wire (g)
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Accession Number
010020424 a-g
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Denture, Partial
Tooth
Description
String of human teeth on a wire; canine (a); lateral incisor with section cut off (b); central incisor with section cut off (c); central incisor (d); lateral incisor with section cut off (e); canine (f); wire (g)
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - canine - Size: Length 2.8 cm x Width 0.8 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
b - lateral incisor with section cut off - Size: Length 2.1 cm x Width 0.6 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
c - central incisor with section cut off - Size: Length 2.0 cm x Width 0.8 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
d - central incisor - Size: Length 2.0 cm x Width 0.8 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
e - lateral incisor with section cut off - Size: Length 1.8 cm x Width 0.6 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
f - canine - Size: Length 2.6 cm x Width 0.9 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
g - wire - Size: Length 3.3 cm x Width 0.1 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund (DCF); previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1810
1870
circa 1810-1870
Date Remarks
Date based on research
Material
tooth enamel: cream, brown
metal: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
The wire is discoloring the root end of the teeth turning the enamel a grayish black where it contacts the metal; the teeth that have sections cut off (b, c, e) have fragile areas where remaining sections could break off if mishandled; the teeth have a brownish disclouration from age and wear
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Tragula, Trin. “Waterloo Teeth: A History of Dentures” BBC – H2G2. Accessed July 7, 2011. http://www.bbc.uk/dna/h2g2/A5103271; “Waterloo teeth” British Dental Association. Accessed June 3, 2011 http://www.bda.org/museum/collections/teeth-and-dentures/waterloo-teeth.aspx; CD #2
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; used to make dentures; also referred to as "Waterloo teeth"; the dates listed for the teeth are five years before the Napoleonic War and five years after the American civil war; before this time dentures with human teeth were too expensive as good quality human teeth were hard to come by; the wars created an excess of human teeth available to the market and thus made the option of using human teeth in dentures more common; after this time the use of porcelain teeth in dentures was more common
Exhibit History
On display: "Teeth in Time", Main level, Rm 1009, Museum of Health Care, April 12, 2011-November 2014
Images
Less detail
Dates
1810
1870
circa 1810-1870
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020425 a-g
Description
String of human teeth on a wire; canine (a); lateral incisor with section cut off (b); central incisor (c); central incisor with section cut off (d); lateral incisor (e); canine (f); wire (g)
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Accession Number
010020425 a-g
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Denture, Partial
Tooth
Description
String of human teeth on a wire; canine (a); lateral incisor with section cut off (b); central incisor (c); central incisor with section cut off (d); lateral incisor (e); canine (f); wire (g)
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - canine - Size: Length 2.5 cm x Width 0.7 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
b - lateral incisor with section cut off - Size: Length 1.8 cm x Width 0.5 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
c - central incisor - Size: Length 2.3 cm x Width 0.9 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
d - central incisor with section cut off - Size: Length 2.3 cm x Width 0.8 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
e - lateral incisor - Size: Length 2.0 cm x Width 0.6 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
f - canine - Size: Length 2.6 cm x Width 0.7 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
g - wire - Size: Length 3.7 cm x Width 0.1 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund (DCF); previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1810
1870
circa 1810-1870
Date Remarks
Date based on research
Material
tooth enamel: cream, brown
wire: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
Wire is discolouring the root end of the teeth turning the enamel a grayish black where it contacts the metal; the teeth that have sections cut off (b, d) have fragile areas where remaining sections could break off if mishandled; all teeth have a brownish disclouration from age and wear
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Tragula, Trin. “Waterloo Teeth: A History of Dentures” BBC – H2G2. Accessed July 7, 2011. http://www.bbc.uk/dna/h2g2/A5103271; “Waterloo teeth” British Dental Association. Accessed June 3, 2011 http://www.bda.org/museum/collections/teeth-and-dentures/waterloo-teeth.aspx; CD #2
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; used to make dentures; also referred to as "Waterloo teeth"; the dates listed for the teeth are five years before the Napoleonic War and five years after the American civil war; before this time dentures with human teeth were too expensive as good quality human teeth were hard to come by; the wars created an excess of human teeth available to the market and thus made the option of using human teeth in dentures more common; after this time the use of porcelain teeth in dentures was more common
Exhibit History
On display: "Teeth in Time", Main level, Rm 1009, Museum of Health Care, April 12, 2011-November 2014
Images
Less detail
Dates
1810
1870
circa 1810-1870
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020426 a-g
Description
String of human teeth on a wire; canine (a); lateral incisor with section cut off (b); lateral incisor (c); central incisor (d); central incisor (e); canine with section cut off (f); wire (g).
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Accession Number
010020426 a-g
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Denture, Partial
Tooth
Description
String of human teeth on a wire; canine (a); lateral incisor with section cut off (b); lateral incisor (c); central incisor (d); central incisor (e); canine with section cut off (f); wire (g).
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - canine - Size: Length 2.8 cm x Width 0.9 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
b - lateral incisor with section cut off - Size: Length 2.5 cm x Width 0.6 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
c - lateral - Size: Length 2.0 cm x Width 0.6 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
d - central incisor - Size: Length 2.2 cm x Width 0.7 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
e - central incisor - Size: Length 2.1 cm x Width 0.6 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
f - canine with section cut off - Size: Length 2.8 cm x Width 0.7 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
g - wire - Size: Length 2.2 cm x Width 0.1 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund (DCF); previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1810
1870
circa 1810-1870
Date Remarks
Date based on research
Material
tooth enamel: cream, brown
metal: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Temporary Location
On display “Toothless: A History of Dentures” at the Museum of Healthcare; 27 Oct 2015
Condition Remarks
The wire is discoloring the root end of the teeth turning the enamel a grayish black where it contacts the metal; the teeth that have sections cut off (b, f) have fragile areas where remaining sections could break off if mishandled; the teeth have a brownish disclouration from age and wear; canine tooth (a) has dark brown and black areas on the crown
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Tragula, Trin. “Waterloo Teeth: A History of Dentures” BBC – H2G2. Accessed July 7, 2011. http://www.bbc.uk/dna/h2g2/A5103271; “Waterloo teeth” British Dental Association. Accessed June 3, 2011 http://www.bda.org/museum/collections/teeth-and-dentures/waterloo-teeth.aspx; CD #2
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; used to make dentures; also referred to as "Waterloo teeth"; the dates listed for the teeth are five years before the Napoleonic War and five years after the American civil war; before this time dentures with human teeth were too expensive as good quality human teeth were hard to come by; the wars created an excess of human teeth available to the market and thus made the option of using human teeth in dentures more common; after this time the use of porcelain teeth in dentures was more common
Exhibit History
On display: "Teeth in Time", Main level, Rm 1009, Museum of Health Care, April 12, 2011-November 2014
Images
Less detail

mounted ivory tusk

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Dates
1-May-75
circa May 1, 1975
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020516
Description
Small ivory tusk mounted on a dark brown wood base with a green felt bottom; tusk is ivory in colour and tapers towards the end to form a dull point; the base of the tusk has small grooves in it which are beige in colour which gradually disappear towards the tip; there is a sticker on the felt with…
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Accession Number
010020516
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Tooth
Dentistry -- veterinary
Description
Small ivory tusk mounted on a dark brown wood base with a green felt bottom; tusk is ivory in colour and tapers towards the end to form a dull point; the base of the tusk has small grooves in it which are beige in colour which gradually disappear towards the tip; there is a sticker on the felt with the maker's information printed in black ink and a date handwritten in black ink.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
C.J. & F.L. Cooper
Site Made (City)
Frenchman Bay
Site Made (State)
Western Australia
Site Made (Country)
Australia
Dates
1-May-75
circa May 1, 1975
Date Remarks
Date is handwritten on bottom of base
Material
ivory: ivory, beige
wood: brown
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed in ink on sticker on the bottom of base: "Hand made by // C.J. & F.L. // COOPER // Frenchman Bay // W.A. 6330"; handwritten in ink on sticker: "MAY 1/75"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 11.2 cm x Width 6.3 cm x Depth 10.7 cm
Condition Remarks
There are two small cracks in the ivory at the tip
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
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
Images
Less detail

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