Dental instruments used for tooth pulling, France, 1700-1800 -- www.seasonalhealth.com

Dental instruments used for tooth pulling, France, 1700-1800 -- www.seasonalhealth.com

. apparatus to mend a broken jaw, 19th century

. apparatus to mend a broken jaw, 19th century

Dental Chair: History fact of the day   The true precursor to the modern dental chair was constructed by James Beall Morrison in 1867. The base of the chair was made of iron, and the chair itself boasted both a headrest and a footrest. Coupled with a foot-powered dental drill, this chair allowed dentistry begins to become less of an art and more of a science.

Dental Chair: History fact of the day The true precursor to the modern dental chair was constructed by James Beall Morrison in 1867. The base of the chair was made of iron, and the chair itself boasted both a headrest and a footrest. Coupled with a foot-powered dental drill, this chair allowed dentistry begins to become less of an art and more of a science.

Backward "Scissors (1500) central probe is inserted into the wound, after which the wound was extended for the convenience of the surgeon

Backward "Scissors (1500) central probe is inserted into the wound, after which the wound was extended for the convenience of the surgeon

How to beat those dental fears

How to beat fear of the dentist: Hum a tune or put salt on your tongue

How to beat those dental fears

Double guillotine (1860) for removal of tonsils

Double guillotine (1860) for removal of tonsils

This InfoGraphic clearly explains the history of dentistry. Dentistry has evolved a lot over the last 5,000 years, and our goal was to lay out the most impactful advances in dentistry. For the average person, this infographic provides the perfect description of the history of dentistry over the last few thousand years. From the Chinese to the Egyptians to the modern dentists we have now, there is a clear path of innovation. View the infographic at…

This InfoGraphic clearly explains the history of dentistry. Dentistry has evolved a lot over the last 5,000 years, and our goal was to lay out the most impactful advances in dentistry. For the average person, this infographic provides the perfect description of the history of dentistry over the last few thousand years. From the Chinese to the Egyptians to the modern dentists we have now, there is a clear path of innovation. View the infographic at…

VTG Antique Pre-War Medicine Medical Dentistry Metal Dentures Teeth Tooth Dental

VTG Antique Pre-War Medicine Medical Dentistry Metal Dentures Teeth Tooth Dental

Ivory Dentures: Over the years dentures have been made from a host of different materials ranging from wood, ivory, metal, human and animal teeth and porcelain. In general natural materials have not faired well in this role because they tend to stain and rot and smell. This is a full set of top and bottom dentures for an edentulous patient which have been hand carved from ivory. In the absence of suitable adhesives the early dentures were held together by springs. 1790-1850.

Ivory Dentures: Over the years dentures have been made from a host of different materials ranging from wood, ivory, metal, human and animal teeth and porcelain. In general natural materials have not faired well in this role because they tend to stain and rot and smell. This is a full set of top and bottom dentures for an edentulous patient which have been hand carved from ivory. In the absence of suitable adhesives the early dentures were held together by springs. 1790-1850.

Petit-type tourniquet, London, England, 1823-1829

Petit-type tourniquet, London, England, 1823-1829

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