Denturine Three Purpose Tooth Powder

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
For Cleaning Teeth, For Mouth Wash, For Gum Massage
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
tooth powder
date made
ca 1938
retailer
Tupper's Pharmacy
maker
Hope, Inc.
Physical Description
calcium hyrdoxide (drug active ingredients)
sod. bicarbonate (drug active ingredients)
sod. chloride (salt) (drug active ingredients)
mag. hydroxide (powdered milk of magnesia) (drug active ingredients)
sod. perborate (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
overall: 16 cm x 8 cm x 4.5 cm; 6 5/16 in x 3 1/8 in x 1 3/4 in
overall: 6 3/8 in x 3 1/8 in x 1 7/8 in; 16.1925 cm x 7.9375 cm x 4.7625 cm
place made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
1980.0698.133
accession number
1980.0698
catalog number
1980.0698.133
subject
Dental Products
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Oral Care
Beauty and Health
Health & Medicine
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Health
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Oral Care
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Mary E. and Joseph F. Melfi, Jr., Tupper's Drug Store, Summerville, South Carolina
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