Dental Head-Gear

Description:

James Edward Aiguier (1883-1977), a Philadelphia dentist, designed this head gear for supporting bandages and appliances used for face and jaw wounds.

Ref: Jas. Edward Aiguier, “Improved Method of Casting Splints and Use of Headgear in Treating Fractured Jaws,” The Dental Cosmos 60 (1918): 602-610.

Maker: S. S. White Dental Manufacturing Company

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Dr. James E. Aiguier collection

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2012.0165.861Accession Number: 2012.0165Catalog Number: 2012.0165.861

Object Name: Kit, Headgear, Aiguier, Batch ofheadgearOther Terms: Kit, Headgear, Aiguier, Batch of; Dentistry

Measurements: overall: 2 in x 5 in x 18 in; 5.08 cm x 12.7 cm x 45.72 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-88f4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_735148

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