Set of porcelain teeth for dentures, comprising cuspids and molars, circa 1920. Made by DeTrey's Diatorics for the Amalgamated Dental Co. Limited, London, England. Used in the mental health hospital - Lakeside Hospital, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia

Physical Description

Artificial teeth made of porcelain, off white in colour. Attached to maroon card with wire in two sets of two rows of eight teeth, with one single tooth attached - the remainder of the row missing. The manufacturer's details, mould number and shade number are printed in gold ink on the front and reverse. The card is in two pieces, held together with adhesive tape which has yellowed.


Example of dental equipment used in Victorian mental health hospitals

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