Tooth extractor


Title
Tooth extractor
Description
These tooth forceps (Length: 19.1" Width: 3.8") were owned by Dr. E. M. Hollingsworth. This type of forceps, used to extract teeth by force, was one of the earliest dental tools. The design was improved in the late 19th & early 20th century which made them more popular.
Date
1800-1899
Original Format
equipment
Extent
Local Identifier
Country Doctor Museum
Subject(s)
Location of Original
Country Doctor Museum
Rights
This item has been made available by The Country Doctor Museum for use in research, teaching, and private study. Researchers are responsible for using these materials in accordance with Title 17 of the United States Code and any other applicable statutes. For information regarding reproduction, please contact The Country Doctor Museum at hslcdm@ecu.edu;
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