Dental Pluggers


Set of 21 soft gold or tape pluggers with ebony handles, made to the specification of Benjamin James Bing (d. 1915), an American dentist who worked in Paris.

Ref: Samuel S. White, Catalogue of Dental Materials (Philadelphia, 1877), p. 121.

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-08129Catalog Number: M-08129Accession Number: 218383

Object Name: ?dental instruments, setpluggersOther Terms: ?; Dentistry

Measurements: overall, as stored: 1 1/4 in x 7 5/8 in x 3 3/4 in; 3.175 cm x 19.3675 cm x 9.525 cmoverall, largest plugger of set: 1/2 in x 5 3/4 in x 1/2 in; 1.27 cm x 14.605 cm x 1.27 cm


Record Id: nmah_735814

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