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Object/Catalog Number 1940.3.94
Object Name Denture, Full Upper, Graduation Plate
Accession Number 1940.3
Collection Dr. Norman S. Essig Collection
Object Category 15: Dental Materials, Tools & Equipment
Object Sub-category Prosthodontics-Crown, Bridge & Dentures
Description Full upper denture graduation plate. These student plates were for many years and in many dental schools standard senior requirements for the degree of dentistry. Each porcelain section was ground in and fit individually into position and then soldered in back. the air chamber was swaged and then soldered into the silver or plated metal representing the palate.
Material Metal, porcelain, vulcanite
Length (in) 2
Width (in) 2.125
Height (in) 0.625
Condition Good
Notes DISPLAY
People Essig, Dr. Norman S.
Number of images 1.0
Credit line Gift of Dr. Norman S. Essig
Catalog date 2010-04-16
Dimensions H-0.625 W-2.125 L-2 inches
Caption Graduation Plate Full Upper Denture
Old ID number 16-67
Source Essig, Dr. Norman S.
Made United States