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Dental Cast - Lower Jaw, Plaster, circa 1973 Reg. No: SH 850033
- This particular cast is of the bottom jaw of a patient at Lakeside Mental Hospital, Ballarat. It was made by the Dentist at Lakeside Mental Hospital, Ballarat, 1973. A dental cast is a positive copy of the tissues of the jaws, made in an impression, and over which denture bases or other restorations may be fabricated. This would have been part of the patient's regular dental care regime at the Hospital.
- Plaster cast of bottom jaw, with 2 molars missing on right side.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Lakeside Mental Hospital
|Dimensions:||7.00 cm (Height), 3.50 cm (Width), 9.50 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||dental hygiene, mental health, mental health institutions, psychiatric hospitals, making history - psych services|
|Themes this item is part of:||Psychiatric Services Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Dental hygiene in Victorian Mental Health Institutions|
|Primary Classification:||MEDICINE & HEALTH|
|Secondary Classification:||Mental Health - Dentistry|
|Tertiary Classification:||dental prosthetics|
|Maker:||Lakeside Mental Hospital, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, circa 1973|
|Place & Date Used:||Lakeside Mental Hospital, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, circa 1973|
|References:||Card with exhibit|