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Object/Catalog Number FIC09.18.439
Object Name Retractors, Mouth (2)
Collection Miscellaneous Operative Materials, Tools & Equipment
Object Category 15: Dental Materials, Tools & Equipment
Object Sub-category Operative
Description Two steel mouth retractors of same design. Both bear patent date, July 29, 1913 (No. 1068870) and manufacturer's mark "F.B. EGGLER'S AUTOMATON." Retractors are used to hold the cheeks and lips away from the teeth while at the same time hold in position rolls of cotton wool or analogous materials, which are introduced into the mouth.
Material Metal
Length (in) 4
Width (in) 3.125
Diameter (in) 0.75
Condition Good
Related Publications U.S. Patent No.: 1068870 (July 29, 1913)
U.S. Patent Document - Google Patents Link:
Number of images 1.0
Credit line
Catalog date 2011-08-26
Dimensions W-3.125 L-4 Dia-0.75 inches
Other Name Magnifying mouth mirror
Caption Mouth Retractors
Made United States