Artificial Tooth


Patent model for Charles Henry Land, “Artificial Tooth,” U.S. Patent 271,476 (Jan. 30, 1883).

Charles Henry Land (1847-1922) was a Detroit dentist who promoted the use of porcelain teeth and gold crowns. He was also a grandfather of the aviator Charles Lindbergh.

Maker: Land, Charles Henry

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Gift of Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.291116.118.03Patent Number: 271476Accession Number: 291116Catalog Number: 291116.118.03

Object Name: artificial tooth, patent modeldental demonstration deviceOther Terms: Dentistry

Measurements: overall: 3/8 in x 3/4 in x 3/8 in; .9525 cm x 1.905 cm x .9525 cm


Record Id: nmah_1443045

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