Pro-phy-lac-tic Brand Tooth Powder

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
This powder is a modern formula, compounded solely to clean the teeth. It is safe, effective, and pleasant to use. Will not injure the enamel or irritate the gums.
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Object Name
oral hygiene product
tooth powder
date made
ca 1950-1970
Pro-phy-lac-tic Brush Company
Physical Description
metal (container material)
overall: 13 cm x 7.5 cm x 3 cm; 5 1/8 in x 2 15/16 in x 1 3/16 in
overall: 5 1/4 in x 3 1/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 13.335 cm x 7.9375 cm x 3.175 cm
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Northampton
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Dental Products
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Beauty and Health
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Oral Care
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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