The Dentinol & Pyorrhocide Company was established in New York City in 1907, as the sales and distribution arm of the National Dental Company of Newark, New Jersey. The business shut down in the early-1930s. This steel syringe with a “DENTINOL EQUE WAY” inscription was designed to treat pyorrhea (aka periodontitis) by flooding dental pockets with Dentinol.

Ref: Dentinol & Pyorrhocide Co. ad in The Pacific Dental Gazette (Dec. 1912).

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Gift of University of Pennsylvania School of Dentistry

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-09218Catalog Number: M-09218Accession Number: 218383

Object Name: syringesyringe, dentalOther Terms: Hypodermic

Physical Description: metal, steel (plunger, thumb rest material)metal, steel (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3/4 in x 5 1/8 in x 2 3/8 in; 1.905 cm x 13.0175 cm x 6.0325 cm


Record Id: nmah_731082

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