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Dental pelican tool, Westbrook, ca. 1800

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Dental pelican tool, Westbrook, ca. 1800 / Maine Historical Society

Chapter 5, page 137-141.

This dental pelican tool belonged to Dr. William Marrett of Westbrook. Dr. Marrett began practicing dentistry in 1832.

This tool is made of forged iron, and was used to extract teeth.