cotton roll


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cotton roll

A cylindrical mass of purified and sterilized cotton used as packing or absorbent material in various dental procedures.
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In practice, volumes collected on the cotton rolls varied between 10 and 1057 [micro]L of saliva with the percentage of samples with a volume <200 [micro]L varying between 20% and 80%, depending on the experience of the sampler, the sampling population, and other factors.
However, isolation by rubber dam or cotton rolls is equally effective and results in similar retention rates [Locker et al.
The cotton rolls were then remoistened, and the cucumbers and mesh platform were removed, and any attached pupae were gently brushed off in box.
ELABORATE CONCEALMENT: One of the 40 cotton rolls in which the pounds 38m of cocaine was concealed
What's even better about it is there's no need to use additional cotton rolls in a patient's mouth.
The accumulated cost for everything from disposable swabs and masks to dental cotton rolls can quickly accumulate to swell overhead ratios and cut into profits.