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SNELL, James

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A practical guide to operations on the teeth. To which is prefixed a historical sketch of the rise and progress of dental surgery.

London: John Wilson, 1831.

In this work Snell described and illustrated his "operating chair," the first reclining dental chair with adjustable headrest. The chair also had a convenient mirror mounted on one of the arms for the patient to look at his own teeth. Digital facsimile from Google Books at this link.



Subjects: DENTISTRY, DENTISTRY › Dental Instruments & Apparatus