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of Alston House, Newman Street, London, W.(1914), manufacturer of artificial teeth, dental rubbers, dental chairs, vulcanizers' instruments and dentists' requisites.
of Golden Square, London (1970)
1874 Incorporated as a limited company
1890s L. Gardner and Sons made dentists' chairs for the company; some were raised hydraulically, and some by rack and pinion; 106 were made in three years.
1914 About 700 employees
1949 75th AGM; chairman was Frank Hawtin; Blackpool factory was fully utilized; amalgamation with Anglo-American Dental Corporation by purchase - maker of acrylic teeth