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Upper and lower dentures set in an articulator

Science Museum, London

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A set of upper and lower dentures are mounted on plaster and set in an articulator. An articulator is a hinged frame which simulates jaw movements. The jaw moves in a complex way. Various designs of articulator have tried to reproduce the natural movement. It was made by American manufacturer Teledyne Hanau Company.

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