<h1 style="text-align: center; margin-bottom: -1rem"><b>From Willow Leaf to Pain Relief</b></h1>

<h1 style="text-align: center">Aspirin & Pain Management in Dentistry</h1>


<p style="margin-left: 2.5em"><b>Welcome to <i>From Willow Leaf to Pain Relief: Aspirin & Pain Management in Dentistry</i>, an ADA Commons Exhibit built to complement and commemorate the upcoming American Dental Association installation of a National Library of Medicine traveling exhibit on aspirin.</b></p>

<p style="margin-left: 2.5em; font-weight: 500"><i>Take Two and Call Me in the Morning: The Story of Aspirin [Revisited]</i> is a traveling exhibit comprised of six banners detailing the history of aspirin around the world, from ancient to modern times. It will be hosted from June 3 - July 6 2024 at the ADA headquarters, located at 211 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611.<p>

<p style="margin-left: 2.5em"><i>From Willow Leaf to Pain Relief: Aspirin & Pain Management in Dentistry</i> is an accessory exhibit from the ADA that traces the progression of orofacial pain management throughout history, highlighting how recommendations for aspirin and other medicines prescribed for dental pain relief have changed over the years.</p>

<p style="margin-left: 2.5em">You can find the NLM's digital source exhibit for <i>Take Two and Call Me in the Morning</i>, along with many other fascinating exhibitions on the history of medicine, <b><a href="https://www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/the-story-of-aspirin/index.html">on the NLM's website</a></b>. Click the 'About' links on this page to learn more about ADA Commons Exhibits or visit the <b><a href="https://commons.ada.org/">ADA Commons website</a></b> to explore additional dental collections.</p>


Folklore and Fallacies in Dentistry (1960)
Poultices, Placebos, & Progress
Extractions & the Aftermath
Care of Children's Teeth (1976)
Aspirin & the ADA

<p style="font-size: .8em; margin-bottom: -1rem; text-align: right"><i>Banner image courtesy of the National Library of Medicine</i></p>

<p style="font-size: .8em; margin-bottom: -1rem; text-align: right">Exhibit created by Ellen Thieme, Alisun DeKock, Nicole Strayhorn, Kathleen Ziegler, Anita Mark, Heidi Nickisch Duggan, and Andrea Matlak.</p>

<p style="font-size: .8em; margin-bottom: -1rem; text-align: right">Special thanks to Nicole Cramlett for graphic design services and to the National Library of Medicine.</p>