Discover the University of Michigan's Gordon H. Sindecuse Museum of Dentistry, a captivating journey through dental history. Founded in 1992 with contributions from Dr. Gordon Sindecuse, a 1921 dental school graduate, this museum offers a treasure trove of over 15,000 artifacts from the 18th to the 21st century. The main exhibits depict the evolution of dentistry from its humble origins, showcasing groundbreaking innovations, including electrification, anesthesia, and dental hygiene. Special exhibits explore dental practices' social and cultural aspects, such as teeth modifications for self-expression. The museum embraces technology with QR codes and offers diverse programming, making it an educational and engaging resource for all.
"U-M’s Sindecuse Museum of Dentistry: A Treasure in Our Own Backyard,"
The Journal of the Michigan Dental Association: Vol. 105:
11, Article 6.
Available at: https://commons.ada.org/journalmichigandentalassociation/vol105/iss11/6