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Shade Guide, Dental

Date: 1925 - 1975 | Identifier: 2011.001.0001
Tooth shade guide manufactured by Dentists' Supply Co. for matching crowns and fake teeth to existing teeth. This item has 24 teeth with varying shades (manufacturer's numbers 36-59).The front of the object reads: "New Trubyte, Trademark, Made in USA, The Dentists' Supply Company of New York" and is labeled along the perimeter with numbers 36-59 in order corresponding to the 24 teeth. The back of the artifact reads: "THESE ENAMAL SHADES SUPPLIED ONLY IN NEW TRUBYTE, 36-38 BLUE-GRAY, 39-50 YELLOW-GRAY, 51-57 RED-GRAY, 58-59 TOBACCO". more...