Dental Cement


Patent model for Asa Hill and Samuel G. Blackman, “Composition for Filling Teeth,” U.S. Patent 6,110 (Feb. 13, 1849). Asa Hill (1815-1874) was a prominent dentist, and Samuel G. Blackman (1807-1886), a famous inventor, both of Norwalk, Ct., Their dental material was sold as Hill’s Stopping.

Ref: Circular regarding the compound in The Dental News Letter 1 (April 1848): 28-31.

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.291116.294Patent Number: 6110Accession Number: 291116Catalog Number: 291116.294

Object Name: Cement, Dentaldental cementOther Terms: Cement, Dental; Dentistry

Measurements: overall: 2 in x 6 in x 1 in; 5.08 cm x 15.24 cm x 2.54 cm


Record Id: nmah_724720

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