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Sindecuse Museum

Recent Acquisitions

Over the past year we’ve acquired some interesting items for the Museum collection.

A few examples are listed below. Numbers listed in parentheses refer to the Museum accession, should you want to inquire about an object

Colgate's Ribbon Dental Cream Advertisement (SMD 910).

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Colgate's Ribbon Dental Cream Advertisement (SMD 910)

Linda Plunkett, RDH, donated this framed advertisement with several other objects related to the American Dental Hygiene Association and the Michigan Dental Hygiene Association.

Densene Muco-Tone Dentures Advertisement (SMD 906)

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Densene Muco-Tone Dentures Advertisement (SMD 906)

"Are your patients 'Smile-Sensitive'?" This ink blotter advertisement was one of four blotter and photographs donated by Dr. Kenneth Stoffers, DDS.

Floss-O-Matic (SMD 905)

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Floss-O-Matic (SMD 905)

This automatic electric flosser was donated by Dr. Mindy Streem, an orthodontist. The flosser is part of a collection of orthodontic equipment from the offices of Dr. Streem and Dr. Glenn C. Goodrich.

Tammy, Tooth Fairy Pillow

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Tammy, the Tooth Fairy Pillow (SMD 872)

Please welcome Tammy, the tooth fairy pillow developed by University of Michigan alum, Dr. Jessica A. Rickert. This novelty gift was created to celebrate the transition between the loss of baby teeth and the growth of permanent teeth.