The decades old method of capturing a patient’s tooth morphology and related oral structures has involved taking a physical impression of some form and pouring that impression with some form … Continued
During times when contamination is a priority, many dental professionals may be concerned what to do with gypsum models as well as printed ones.
To achieve consistent accuracy, use pre-weighed envelopes. The liquid amount is indicated on every package, thereby eliminating guessing the liquid/powder ratio.
Through a heating and crushing process, gypsum loses water. It continually tries to absorb water from any source possible, including humidity. Labs must store it carefully.
Dental gypsum models can be brittle and even soft. Here is a solution for that problem.
Dental gypsum materials are not very stable. In order to attain their desired properties, follow these important storage guidelines.
Stone or plaster. Sometimes the choice isn’t simple. Gypsum products in dentistry are numerous. What’s the best choice and when?
Is heat an effective way to disinfect or dry gypsum models?
How to avoid models breaking when vacuum forming
Is your dental gypsum behaving strangely? It might be the stone bin, so here are a few things to keep in mind.