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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(a) Protusion-retrusion jaw movements while biting on a cotton roll with the front teeth.
In other studies in addition to cotton rolls or gauze, some general dental practitioners claimed that other isolation techniques such as Isolite are able to enhance visibility, reduce the risk of damage of porcelain surfaces, minimize the risk of perforation and can be useful in young patients with incompletely erupted teeth.11,15
When a patient is missing teeth, tear the cotton roll in half or to a size that will fit in the missing tooth space.
When the volume of saliva was 50-250 [micro]L, cortisol was extracted from the cotton by opening the syringe at both sides and rinsing the cotton roll in the syringe with 1 mL of 960 mL/L ethanol, followed by centrifugation of the syringe at 1500g for 5 min.
Each tunnel contained a cotton roll saturated with a different scent.
Several advantages can be achieved by using rubber dam, such as clean and higher dry field than cotton roll and high volume evacuation, better access and visibility for the operator, preventing ingestion or aspiration of instruments, materials and irrigants, protection and retraction of soft tissue during operating procedures, safe and more comfortable for the patient.4
Sometimes a piece of cotton roll or a chunk of extracted tooth particle can be sucked into the HVE inlet and become lodged in the handle of the HVE suction, resulting in a sudden, large reduction in suction power.
Using a dental dam (Figure 2) to isolate the teeth will provide the best isolation, however, using various types of cotton roll holders also will work.