Dents Toothache Drops

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
The action of Dent's Toothache Drops is such that it lessens the perception of pain and usually relieves the distress of toothache in a tooth having a cavity.
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
after 1955
Reid Drugstore
C. S. Dent and Company
Physical Description
alcohol, 53% (drug active ingredients)
propylene glycol U.S.P. (drug active ingredients)
oil cloves (drug active ingredients)
oil cassia (drug active ingredients)
cresol (drug active ingredients)
chloral hydrate, 1.5% (drug active ingredients)
carbolic acid (drug active ingredients)
oleoresin capsicum (drug active ingredients)
cardboard (container material)
glass (container material)
paper (container material)
cotton (container material)
wood (container material)
overall: 9.3 cm x 5.3 cm x 8 cm; 3 11/16 in x 2 1/16 in x 3 1/8 in
carton: 3 3/4 in x 2 1/8 in x 3 1/4 in; 9.525 cm x 5.3975 cm x 8.255 cm
box, each: 1 in x 3 5/8 in x 1 in; 2.54 cm x 9.2075 cm x 2.54 cm
bottle, each: 2 in x 5/8 in x 3/4 in; 5.08 cm x 1.5875 cm x 1.905 cm
place made
United States: Ohio, Cincinnati
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Dental Products
Balm of America
Health & Medicine
Reid Pharmacy, Clifton, Illinois
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
Dental Products
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Reid Pharmacy, Clifton, Illinois
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Blanche E. Reid
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