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Artificial Teeth - Porcelain, Pacific Diatorics, circa 1925 Object Reg. No: HT 11947

Summary:
Set of Porcelain Artificial Teeth, manufactured in Australia by Pacific Diatorics, circa 1925. They were used in the psychiatric hospital, Lakeside Hospital, Ballarat, Victoria.
Description:
A set of "Pacific Diatorics" porcelain dental teeth, comprised of cuspids and molars. Shade 6, mould 50. One set of eight teeth [one tooth missing] arranged on one line, and attached to a green coloured cardboard mount. One tooth is missing. Cardboard has significantly deteriorated.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Lakeside Mental Hospital
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 3.2 cm (Height), 8.2 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: mental health, mental health institutions, psychiatric hospitals, psychiatric services, hospitals, dental apparatus instruments, making history - psych services
Themes this item is part of: Psychiatric Services Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Mental Health - Dentistry
Tertiary Classification: dental prosthetics
Inscriptions: Printed on front: "PACIFIC DIATORICS / MOULD / 50 / SHADE / 6 / ........AUSTRALIA"
Place & Date Used: Lakeside Mental Hospital, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, circa 1925
References: Card with exhibit

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