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Ch. 33, 36 & 37

Dental Materials Matching

Curing The process by which a material hardens to perform its function.
Galvanism An electrical current that can occur when two unlike metals come in contact with each other.
Polymerization A chemical process causing two materials to harden together.
Alginate Is a irreversible hydrocolloid impression material.
Beading The process of adding to the back of a stock tray to make the tray longer or more comfortable for the patient.
Cold water Slow down the set of alginate impression material.
Hospital grade disinfectant Used to spray impression after it has been rinsed with water to remove any blood or debri.
Wax bite registration An imprint of the patient's occlusion.
Triple tray Disposable impression tray with plastic frame and gauze insert.
Custom tray Tray made to fit a specific patient.
Warm water When mixing alginate this will speed up the setting time.
PPE Should be worn along with hair pulled back when running dental lab equiptment.
Articulator Made to reproduce the movement of a patient's mandibular arch and patient's bite.
Dental Lab mixing bowls Made of a flexible rubber material.
Air bubbles When pouring up impressions this is what you want to get rid of to pour a good dental cast.
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