Set of six porcelain incisor teeth for dentures, Anatoform brand, made circa 1925. Patent 526017. Distributed by the Amalgamated Dental Trade Distributors Ltd, London. Used in the mental health hospital, Lakeside Hospital, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia.

Physical Description

Six artificial teeth made of porcelain, off-white in colour. Arranged in a single row and set in a rectangle of red resin with a metal backing. Details of the mould, shade and manufacturer are imprinted onto the resin in white. The distributor's name is etched into the metal on the reverse.


Example of dentistry performed in psychiatric hospitals in Victoria, Australia.

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