Dental Equipment, 1920s

Dentist's chair, anaesthetic machine and spitoon used at a dental practice in Dunoon. The anaesthetic machine administered nitrous oxide as a painkiller during treatment. Patients also received oxygen, as nitrous oxide alone can cause suffocation.

Museum reference:
COTSL-1993-53
Date:
1920 - 1929
On display:
Summerlee Museum: Exhibition Hall
Associated with:
1920s · John Dick Dental Practice · Dunoon
Materials:
see description
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