Terrific Tooth Tales: Reading Corner

The Dr. Samuel D. Harris National Museum of Dentistry will be closed to the public Monday, September 2nd, in observance of the Labor Day Holiday. We will reopen Tuesday, September, 3rd at our normal time. Enjoy your holiday weekend!

Image of Books from the Reading Corner: Includes Tooth Tales from around the world, What do fairies do with all those teeth?, and Whose Teeth are These?

Raising awareness of dental history and oral health, encouraging reading, and developing reading proficiency, the reading corner invites you to pick up your favorite tooth tale and take a moment to experience the joy of reading.


Children’s Literature:  Select your favorite tooth tale from our collection of children’s story-books that span over 100 years of literature.

Dental advertisements: See if you recognize some of these popular dental products that line the railing of our second floor.

Image of Cabbage Patch ad banner located in the atrium of the National Museum of Dentistry


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