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Die Stone

OTHER NAMES OF DIE STONE: Die stone or Type IV or Improved Dental Stone or High Strength Stone. It is the strongest and hardest variety of gypsum products. USES: Used where high surface hardness and high strength is required ex: Crown and Bridge, Inlays PROCEDURE: As per manufacturers instructions a thick mix is prepared. This …

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Impression Agar Agar in Dentistry Part Three

In this part three of series Agar Agar in Dentistry we will learn about different Impression techniques of Agar-Agar, its Advantages and Disadvantages In Part One post we learnt about Hydrocolloids, Sol-Gel Transformation, Uses of Agar – Agar in Dentistry, Composition, Commercial Brands, Supplied As, Preparation and Types of Agar. If you haven’t read that, …

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Manipulation Agar – Agar in Dentistry Part Two

In this post we will learn about Manipulation of Agar, Conditioning Unit and Properties of Agar In previous post we learnt about Hydrocolloids, Sol-Gel Transformation, Uses of Agar – Agar in Dentistry, Composition, Commercial Brands, Supplied As, Preparation and Types of Agar. If you haven’t read that, we suggest you read that first by clicking …

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Agar – Agar in Dentistry Part One

In this post we will learn about Hydrocolloids, Sol-Gel Transformation, Uses of Agar – Agar in Dentistry, Composition, Commercial Brands, Supplied As, Preparation and Types of Agar Hydrocolloids Agar is a hydrocolloid, which basically consists of gelatin particles suspended in water and water is the dispersion medium. Solution – uniformly dispersed solute and solvent eg …

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Zinc PHosphate Cement

Zinc Phosphate Cement

Zinc Phosphate Cement is the oldest cement used in dentistry with the longest clinical track record. In this post we shall learn about Zinc Phosphate Cement. This topic is usually asked for Short Answer Question (SAQ) in Dental Under graduate examination It is usually available in Power & Liquid separate bottles. (2 Bottle System) Composition …

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