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Medical ➔ Set Of Dental Impressions

Identifier:
2000.45.9a-b
Description:
Set of accurate impressions of a person's teeth, created by a dentist using a mold. This tool is considered a piece of realia, associated with Archival Collection #117, 'Study of Water Fluoridation and Dental Health'.;This set of dental impressions is useful along with other items in this accession in telling the story of the Grand Rapids study to determine the effects on dental health of adding fluoride to a community's drinking water supply.;This set of impressions was collected by the National Institue of Dental and Craniofacial Research for use in the exhibition, 'The Fluoride Story'.;The documents and artifacts in this collection were amassed by the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research for the exhibition 'The Fluoride Story'. The impressions were originally used to examine a person's teeth or create special dental or orthodontic pieces.;Pressed into the back of each impression, 'COLUMBIA DENTOFORM'. |
Date:
1985 – 1995
Materials:
Plaster
Dimensions:
2.25" h 3" w 2.5" d
Current Location Status:
In Storage
Source:
Gift Of National Institutes Of Health National Institute Of Dental And Craniofacial Research
Rights:

Makers/Donors
Columbia Dentoform

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institute of Health