Dental Cast

Description:

Model of lower jaw and teeth of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Alfred W. Chandler (1890-1978), the donor, was a dentist who spent his career with the U.S. Navy, rising eventually to the rank of Rear Admiral. Having recently graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, Chandler enlisted in the Navy in 1917, a week after the United States joined World War I. He attended the first dental officer class at the Naval Dental School in 1923. He served as the Chief of the United States Navy Dental Corps from 1946 to 1948, and as dentist to several American presidents.

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Rear Admiral Alfred W. Chandler, D.C., USN (Ret.)

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-10461Catalog Number: M-10461Accession Number: 249413

Object Name: Casts, Toothcast, toothdental deviceOther Terms: Casts, Tooth; Dentistry

Measurements: overall: 1 1/4 in x 3 1/4 in x 2 3/8 in; 3.175 cm x 8.255 cm x 6.0325 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-85af-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_729564

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