Merkel's Tooth Powder


The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:

To cleanse and whiten teeth. Removes tobacco stains. A tonic and astringent. Use in connection with semi-annual visit to your dentist. Recomended by dentists and doctors. For pyrrhea ... for soft, sore, bleeding spongy gums. Hardens and strengthens mouth tissues. For trench mouth ... As a mouth wash and throat gargle. Prevents tartar accumulation.

Date Made: ca 1917

Maker: Merkel's

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Ohio, Dayton

Subject: Dental Products


See more items in: Medicine and Science: Medicine, Health & Medicine, Beauty and Hygiene Products: Oral Care, Beauty and Health


Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1986.0873.14Accession Number: 1986.0873Catalog Number: 1986.0873.14

Object Name: oral hygiene producttooth powder

Physical Description: metal (container material)Measurements: overall: 4 1/4 in x 2 in x 1 1/4 in; 10.795 cm x 5.08 cm x 3.175 cm


Record Id: nmah_1212384

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