Artificial Teeth


Patent model for D. H. Porter, “Improvement in Pivoting Teeth,” U.S. Patent 75,192 (March 3, 1868). Porter was a manufacturer of porcelain teeth in Bridgeport, Ct.

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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.291116.110Accession Number: 291116Patent Number: 75192Catalog Number: 291116.110

Object Name: dental technique piecedental demonstration piece, patent modelOther Terms: Dentistry

Measurements: overall: 1/4 in x 3/4 in x 1/2 in; .635 cm x 1.905 cm x 1.27 cmenvelope: 3 1/8 in x 5 1/2 in; 7.9375 cm x 13.97 cm


Record Id: nmah_729471

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