Dent's Dental Poultice


The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:

For quick temporary relief of pain and soreness due to irritation, congestion, or inflammation of teeth and gums. Especially soothing after extractions, or for gum boils. Use whenever dentist recommends a poultice. Smaller size fits more easily into mouth and next to swollen gums; also more comfortable for children.

Date Made: after 1955

Collection: Reid DrugstoreMaker: C. S. Dent and Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Ohio, Cincinnati

Subject: Dental ProductsPain & Neuralgia Drugs


See more items in: Medicine and Science: Medicine, Health & Medicine, Balm of America, Reid Pharmacy, Clifton, Illinois


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of Blanche E. Reid

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1984.0351.256Accession Number: 1984.0351Catalog Number: 1984.0351.256

Object Name: otc preparation, poulticedental poulticeotc preparationOther Terms: ?; otc preparation, poultice; Oral Hygiene; Drugs

Physical Description: paper (container material)plastic (container material)benzocaine (drug active ingredients)oxyquinoline (drug active ingredients)thymol (drug active ingredients)oleoresin capsicum (drug active ingredients)Measurements: overall, each: 3 5/8 in x 2 1/8 in x 3/8 in; 9.2075 cm x 5.3975 cm x .9525 cm


Record Id: nmah_737957

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