MATRIX MATERIALS

By Dr. Vishaal Bhat on Friday 28 January 2011 with 0 comments



The matrix materials are usually resins or rubber. Rubber matrix provides a flexible head on instruments & used for polishing. A hardened non flexible rubber matrix is often used for silicon carbide discs .The abrasive may be either sintered to the matrix or resin bonded .

The abrasives used may be natural or synthetic including: Silicon carbide, aluminium oxide, garnet, quartz, pumice, cuttle bone.

Category: Dental Materials Notes , Endodontics Notes

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