Dentimeter

Dentimeter

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Description
Dentimeters are used to measure the circumference of a tooth or crown. This example was designed by Edward Cameron Kirk (1856-1933), a professor of in the School of Dentistry at the University of Pennsylavnia.
Ref: “Exact Dentimeter Designed by Edward C. Kirk,” Dental Cosmos 45 (1903): advertising section p. 26.
“Dr. Edward C. Kirk,” New York Times (July 21, 1933), p. 17.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
dentimeter
Other Terms
Dentistry
Measurements
overall: 1/4 in x 1/4 in x 5 1/2 in;.635 cm x.635 cm x 13.97 cm
ID Number
MG.260892.124.01
accession number
260892
catalog number
260892.124.01
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. James E. Aiguier
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National Museum of American History
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