Author | Sabiha S. Bunek, DDS, Editor in Chief and Mary E. Yakas, BA, CMC, Executive Director, THE DENTAL ADVISOR

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Crowns: Impression Materials 360°: How to choose the right impression material

June 13, 2013

Accurate impressions depend on proper technique as well as desirable material characteristics. Elastomeric impression materials (polyethers, polyvinyl siloxanes, and hybrids) are popular impression materials because of their excellent physical and mechanical properties including excellent detail reproduction, high elastic recovery and good dimensional stability.