In the the end of the Renaissance, dentistry began to experiment with the use of human teeth, animal teeth and carved ivory to replace missing teeth. These dentures usually did not fit well and took a long time to fashion.
Набор стоматологических инструментов, специально сделанный для принца Альберта, 1840г. #стоматология #dentistry
☤ MD ☞☆☆☆ A pair of late century French dental forceps for molar extractions. The unusual feature is the screw mechanism fixed to the inside of the handles which prevents the forceps closing beyond a given point and avoids fracturing the tooth.