Dentistry: Objects 1 - 8 of 8

993.48.1: Forceps,Tooth ExtractingForceps,Tooth Extracting, 1901-1950 Forceps for extracting teeth [lower bicuspids?].
993.1249.1: Needles, Dental SetNeedles, Dental Set, 1941-1990 Box of one dozen 'Monarch Dental Needles', gauge 25, No. 26½N curved, ½inch length. Incomplete, three needles remain. Box dimensions given.
993.248.1: Standard ExoleverStandard Exolever, 1941-1970 A labeled lidded box containing a 'Standard Exolever DESIGNED BY George B. Winter' number 123. Box dimensions given.
993.768.1: Stump ProbeStump Probe, 1901-1950 Stump probe with right angled sharp point. 'MAW LONDON' stamped into the handle.
993.47.1: ToothkeyToothkey, 18th Cent. Dental toothkey with a curve to the end of a straight shaft, hinged claw and a wooden handle. An iron band attaches the two piece screw handle to the shaft. A four toothed curved claw is attached to the end of the shaft by means of a screw-pin and can be rotated through 90 degrees. Unsigned.
993.46.1: ToothkeyToothkey, 19th Cent. Dental toothkey with a double bend in the shaft and an ebony handle. A non-rotating claw with a straight edge is attached to the end of the shaft and to the top of the bolster. A length of bandage is wrapped and secured around the shaft. Unsigned.
993.45.1: ToothkeyToothkey, 18th Cent. Dental toothkey with a curve to the end of a straight shaft and a mechanism which allow the claw to be rotated. The claw moves on a swivel fixed on top of the bolster with eight notches which when secured by a lever keeps the claw in the desired position. The lever is sunk into the body of the shaft and pivots up and down when pressure is applied over the thumb rest. The wooden handle is carved with concentric rings. Unsigned.
993.44.1: Toothkey, Double-ClawedToothkey, Double-Clawed, 19th Cent. Double-clawed toothkey with a double bend in the shaft and an ivory handle. Both claws have three teeth and can be removed by a sliding mechanism on the shaft which raises a pin to release the claws. The claws can be rotated through 90 degrees. The handle is carved with concentric rings at either end. Unsigned.