This specimen of dissection shows arrested development of the permanent teeth and is almost certainly the student piece Dr. Frederic A. Merrill created as part of the requirements for graduation and then deposited in the Dental Museum.
The specimen is of dissected superior and inferior maxillary nones showing arrested development of permanent tooth germs, natural absorption of roots of temporary centrals. Also a few examples of extracted permanent teeth with arrested development-(showing 6 teeth). These specimens are mounted in glass globe.
Another student piece by Frank E. Sprague illustrates the various techniques and compounds which could be used for filling teeth. There are twenty-nine dental preparations in a glass dome on a wooden base. The teeth are mounted on two gold arches.
Superior denture/model with gold restorations F. H. Veo was a dental graduate of the Class of 1897. This specimen is almost certainly the student piece he created as part of the requirements for graduation and then deposited in the Dental Museum.