Painless Withers Dental Laboratory

Great name for a dentist! You could have visited Dr. Withers if you lived in Salt Lake City, Utah during the 1930s.

From the Utah State History Digital Collection.
     Posted By: Alex - Thu Jun 07, 2012
     Category: Buildings and Other Structures | 1930s

Just don't walk into Utah Shoe Repair Co. by accident.
Posted by Todd on 06/07/12 at 09:44 AM
Painless is to dentistry as Sasquatch is to wildlife.
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 06/07/12 at 10:11 AM
How many chairs do you suppose there were on the floor? Looks like a modern serial dentistry practice.

"Come on in! Five chairs, no waiting."
Posted by KDP on 06/07/12 at 10:38 AM
I think for my dental work I will go back to the local college where it's free with the ladies training. Plus I get to see and be rubbed with young pert boobies :cheese:
Posted by BrokeDad in Midwest US on 06/07/12 at 05:45 PM
My dad was in the CCC when he was 18-19 years old and it was the first time he'd been to a dentist. He had perfect teeth upon entering but developed a cavity once there; never had much sugar until then -- not enough money for sweets very often. Anyhow, the dentist in the camp was a WWI vet who used a foot-pedal drill and, as he was already quite old, didn't generate much speed with the ol' foot-pedal and didn't have too steady a hand, slipping the drill off the target tooth onto the neighbors. Yikes!!!! Poor Dad!
Posted by ScoutC on 06/07/12 at 09:21 PM
As long as you get a good square hit with the rubber mallet they won't feel a thing.
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 06/07/12 at 11:18 PM
I'd avoid Dr. Dull, a dentist near where I live.
Posted by Eric on 06/08/12 at 03:44 AM
There's a Dr. Ponos (Pain) near here.
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 06/23/12 at 12:06 AM
checkout this one too Hippie Dentist
Posted by SeriuousYou on 02/17/13 at 10:56 PM
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