Dr. Wernet's Powder - for Holding Dental Plates Firmly in Place

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
Holds false teeth tight and comfortable. Relieves sore gums. Mildly antiseptic.
Currently not on view
Object Name
denture adhesive powder
oral hygiene product
Object Type
OTC Preparation
Wernet Dental Manufacturing Co.
Physical Description
metal (container material)
overall: 5 3/8 in x 2 1/2 in x 1 3/8 in; 13.6525 cm x 6.35 cm x 3.4925 cm
overall: 5 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in x 1 in; 13.97 cm x 6.35 cm x 2.54 cm
place made
United States: New York, Brooklyn
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Beauty and Health
Health & Medicine
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Beauty and Health
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Richard W. Pollay
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