Dent's Dental Poultice

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
For quick temporary relief of pain and soreness due to irritation, congestion, or inflammation of teeth and gums. Especially soothing after extractions, or for gum boils. Use whenever dentist recommends a poultice. Smaller size fits more easily into mouth and next to swollen gums; also more comfortable for children.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
after 1955
collection
Reid Drugstore
maker
C. S. Dent and Company
place made
United States: Ohio, Cincinnati
Physical Description
paper (container material)
plastic (container material)
benzocaine (drug active ingredients)
oxyquinoline (drug active ingredients)
thymol (drug active ingredients)
oleoresin capsicum (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
overall, each: 3 5/8 in x 2 1/8 in x 3/8 in; 9.2075 cm x 5.3975 cm x .9525 cm
ID Number
1984.0351.256
accession number
1984.0351
catalog number
1984.0351.256
Credit Line
Gift of Blanche E. Reid
subject
Dental Products
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Reid Pharmacy, Clifton, Illinois
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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