Dental Plate and Teeth

Description:

Patent model for Julius A. Bidwell, “Base for Artificial Teeth,” U.S. Patent 38,091 (April 7, 1863). Bidwell, of Sturgis, Michigan, devised a dental base containing flexible air chambers.

Maker: Bidwell, Julius A.

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.291116.029Accession Number: 291116Patent Number: 38091Catalog Number: 291116.029

Object Name: denturesdenture, patent modeldental deviceOther Terms: Dentistry

Measurements: overall: 3/4 in x 2 in x 2 1/8 in; 1.905 cm x 5.08 cm x 5.3975 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-81bc-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_728932

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