amalgam condenser


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amalgam condenser

a dental instrument used for compacting silver amalgam while in a plastic state, used for restoring teeth to a natural contour.

amalgam condenser

In dentistry, a tool to compress amalgam into a cavity preparation.
See also: condenser

a·mal·gam con·den·ser

(ă-malgăm kŏn-densĕr)
Instrument used to impress unset amalgam into a cavity preparation of a tooth.
Synonym(s): amalgam plugger.
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