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Wallets open wide for antique dental cabinets
By Larry LeMasters Like many professions, dentistry has changed over the last 150 years, especially in how dental instruments are sanitized and stored. In the mid-1800s, dentists often traveled from town to town, treating patients. These dentists made regular circuits, often in a small buggy or horse-drawn van. Some of these vans had a wooden tooth displayed on the top of the van as an early form of trade sign.