Set of dentures in dental articulator, England, 1981

Made:
1981 in London
maker:
Jeremy Mitchell Cohen

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Full, upper and lower dentures, acrylic, on plaster casts, articulated in articulator by Teledyne Hanau, English, 1981

A set of upper and lower dentures are mounted on plaster and set in an articulator. An articulator is a hinged frame which simulates jaw movements. The jaw moves in a complex way. Various designs of articulator have tried to reproduce the natural movement. It was made by American manufacturer Teledyne Hanau Company.

Details

Category:
Dentistry
Object Number:
1980-817 Pt1
Materials:
acrylic, aluminium alloy, brass (copper, zinc alloy), complete, metal (unknown), plastic (unidentified) and stainless steel
type:
denture articulator
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment