Polyethers

By Dr.Swathi Pai on Thursday 11 December 2008 with 0 comments



6 advantages:

  1. accurate

  2. rigid

  3. superior dimensional stability

  4. multiple pours possible

  5. pleasant odor

  6. hydrophilic (contact angle of 49)

3 disadvantages:

  1. tears easily

  2. difficult to remove from mouth/high stiffness

  3. higher cost


Contents:

-base: polyether, filler, & plasticizer

-catalyst: sulfonate and thickening agent

Category: Prosthodontics Notes

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