Vintage Dental Ads from the Sindecuse Museum of Dentistry

dental advertisementDental museums are few and far between. Merely a handful of dental schools and private organizations devote resources to preserving our toothy beginnings. And yet dental products, remedies, and prosthetics have been around for hundreds of years. In a fascinating exploration of dentistry and advertisements, the University of Michigan’s Sindecuse Museum of Dentistry currently displays vintage print ads for everything from pink toothpastes¬† to powdered-glass dentifrice!

Explore the collection of 22 vintage images on their Flickr page or the Sindecuse Museum’s website.

If you’re not in Michigan and would still like to saturate your brain with obscure dental knowledge, consider visiting these other dental museums: