University of Liverpool, Museum of Dentistry

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The School's Museum of Dentistry was started in 1880 and has continued without interruption until the present day. Because of its long history, it contains many early dental artefacts, not least of these being the collection of early dentures, now thought to be one of the most important in the world. Other items include early documents such as Apprentice indentures, research and teaching material connected with famous figures in the history of dentistry such as Cryer, Gottlieb and Gysi, as well as material of a more modern nature. There is also a collection of early textbooks on dentistry and a large collection of dental instruments and furniture. These are all housed in the School of Dentistry, Edwards Building, where part of the collection is on permanent display.

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Key artists and exhibits

  • Cryer, Gottlieb and Gysi
  • History of dentistry

University of Liverpool, Museum of Dentistry
Edwards Building
School of Dental Surgery
Pembroke Place
L3 5PS



0151 706 2000 x5279


0151 706 5809

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