Journal of Conservative Dentistry

REVIEW ARTICLE
Year
: 2008  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 37--41

Alginate impressions: A practical perspective


V Vidyashree Nandini1, K Vijay Venkatesh2, K Chandrasekharan Nair1 
1 Department of Prosthodontics & Implantology, Meenakshi Ammal Dental College,Chennai, India
2 Department of Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics, Meenakshi Ammal Dental College, Chennai, India

Correspondence Address:
V Vidyashree Nandini
Grace Villa, 14th St., 17th Main, Anna Nagar, Chennai
India

The choice of an impression material for a particular situation depends on the treatment being provided, operator preference, and so on. Even with the introduction of more advanced and more accurate rubber base impression materials, irreversible hydrocolloid impression materials have stood the test of time. This article gives a detailed perspective of how best to make alginate impressions.


How to cite this article:
Nandini V V, Venkatesh K V, Nair K C. Alginate impressions: A practical perspective.J Conserv Dent 2008;11:37-41


How to cite this URL:
Nandini V V, Venkatesh K V, Nair K C. Alginate impressions: A practical perspective. J Conserv Dent [serial online] 2008 [cited 2020 Apr 7 ];11:37-41
Available from: http://www.jcd.org.in/article.asp?issn=0972-0707;year=2008;volume=11;issue=1;spage=37;epage=41;aulast=Nandini;type=0